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01.29.2013

Director Zhang Yuan, Still Kicking

Sun Yunfan

Zhang Yuan, a veteran rebel among Chinese filmmakers, recently came to New York for the premiere of his film Beijing Flickers at the Global Lens 2013 series at the Museum of Modern Art. Ever since Mama, his 1990 debut about a mother and...

Culture

01.17.2013

An Alternative Top Ten

Shelly Kraicer

Most accounts of the last year in Chinese cinema are dominated by films that were made for the ever-expanding domestic box office, and the local film industry’s struggle for screen time in competition with Hollywood imports.