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Morgan Freeman accused of harassment by 8 women

Hollywood star Morgan Freeman has been accused by eight women in the latest sexual harassment and abuse allegations against powerful men in the U.S. entertainment and media industries.

​Jia Zhangke's gangster genre film due to hit Chinese theatres in September

​Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke's latest film, "Ash Is Purest White", which competed at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, will open in Chinese theatres on September 21.

The Obamas sign multi-year production deal with Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama, former U.S. president and first lady, have signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, it was announced on Monday.

Filmmaker Zhang Yimou receives Boston University honorary degree

Famed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou on Sunday was greeted with cheers and applause of an enthusiastic crowd after he received an honorary Doctor of Humanize Letters from the Boston University at its 145th Commencement. 

Japanese film "Shoplifters" wins Cannes' Palme d'Or

Japanese film "Shoplifters", portrait of a poor and improvised family directed by director Hirokazu Kore-eda, won Saturday evening the Palme d'Or of the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

A wordless children's play of an ancient fable to open in Beijing

The China National Theatre for Children will soon debut a wordless play that tells the story of the old Chinese fable "The Snipe Clam Grapple".

Denmark's singer performs in an original Chinese opera production production

Danish tenor Peter Lohdahl is now in Beijing to headline an original Chinese opera production of Marco Polo.

A film about the Japanese bombings of a Chinese city to hit Chinese theatres in August

A film about the Japanese bombings of Chongqing during World War II is set for release in Chinese theatres on August 17th.

China, Hungary intensify exchanges in the arts

The Belt and Road Initiative has brought China and Hungary in closer cultural exchanges.

'Avengers: Infinity War' tops China's box office

"Avengers: Infinity War," the first Hollywood production filmed with only IMAX digital cameras, has now stood at the top of the domestic box office. 

Yunyang County in Chongqing to build Jurassic dinosaur theme park

Yunyang, a county situated in the northeast of Chongqing municipality, has recently pledged to build a Jurassic dinosaur theme park to exhibit its range of dinosaur fossil discoveries.

Hollywood gets wakeup call from China's box office

Hollywood knew it was coming, just not this soon. The first quarter of this year marked the first time that China's box office take outpaced that of North America. 

Photographer captures lives of Wenchuan quake survivors in new film

A documentary about the lives of six orphans who lost their families during the Wenchuan earthquake a decade ago is due to be released in theatres in China on Saturday.

China's hometown of the mammoth to build paleontology museum

The fossil-rich county of Qinggang in western Heilongjiang Province has announced a plan to construct a major paleozoological museum. Known in China.

French musician stages jazz piano concert in Beijing

A piano concert featuring a unique solo improvisation by French musician Philippe LÉOGÉ was held recently in Beijing.
 

Cannes film fair kicks off, with 21 films vying for top prize

The 71st Cannes International Film Festival rose its curtain on Tuesday with a gathering of movie industry professionals and cinema stars headed from all over the world to the French Riviera.

Top-grossing Indian film hits Chinese screens

A new Indian historical-fantasy has hit theatres in China on Friday.

China presales for "Avengers: Infinity War" rake in 100 mln yuan

Box office sales of Disney and Marvel's latest blockbuster "Avengers: Infinity War" have surpassed 100 million yuan (15.71 million U.S. dollars) in China at its presale stage by Thursday.

Online entertainment market in China's Third and Fourth Tier Cities underlined

"The needs of internet users in China's 3rd and 4th tier cities need to be considered as online video platforms and operators plan to further develop their entertainment content in the new mobile Internet era."

Film scandal hits box office sales, ticket platform

A recent film with a "remarkable" box office performance became the focus of a scandal involving the fixing of ticket sales figures.

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