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CHINESE DIRECTOR PROTESTS CENSORSHIP

June 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lu Chuan, one of China’s leading young directors, has spoken out against official censorship after his latest film, The Last Supper, was barred from release by the state Film Bureau. As reported by Daily Variety, Lu raised the issue at the Shanghai Film Festival, where he said his film had been “delayed” by authorities. “We […]

MURDOCH PRAISES CHINA, CRITICIZES IT

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

“The truth is there is no more exciting market in the world” than China, Rupert Murdoch declared on Saturday. Appearing at a news conference at the Shanghai Film Festival, the News Corp chairman said that while revenue growth at the Chinese box office has been breathtaking — it rose from $150 million to $1.5 billion […]