SFAI prepares for Art Education Foundation

Luo Zhongli, president of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute (SFAI), donated his one-million-yuan ‘China Arts Award’ to the Luo Zhongli Art Education Foundation of SFAI. The non-public foundation was initiated with a fund of RMB 3 million yuan, including the 2 million yuan donated by schoolfellows of SFAI and the 1 million yuan from Luo Zhongli. […]

‘National Geographic’ Chongqing Photography Exhibition

The 125th Anniversary of the Photography Exhibition of National Geographic will end in Chongqing on January 23., 2014. It displays the classic covers and photography works in the time since its founding 125 years ago. All the works were displayed in Chongqing for the first time. There is also a 2013 Classic Works Area, which […]

‘We are iron ladies’, a student-written screenplay

A senior student at Southwest University wrote a screenplay ‘We are iron ladies’, reflecting the life of female white-collar workers. The screenplay has been approved by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and will be filmed after Spring Festival. ‘Iron lady’ (Nv Hanzi), a popular word on the Internet, indicates ‘masculine’ women in […]

British Nobel Prize-winning writer dies

British Nobel Prize-winning writer Doris Lessing died Sunday morning in London at the age of 94, said her publisher. According to a statement by Harper Collins, she “passed away peacefully” at home in the early hours on Sunday. “Doris Lessing was one of the great writers of our age,” Charlie Redmayne, the UK chief executive […]

“Les Miserables” to debut in China

“Les Miserables” will debut in China on Thursday. The film will be shown in Chinese theaters without being dubbed in Chinese, according to the China Film Group Corporation. The film starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway is expected to attract a large number of moviegoers. The delicate film is an adaptation of the […]

Ang Lee wins Oscar Award for Best Director

Ang Lee wins Oscar Award for Best Director

Ang Lee, director of “Life of Pi”, won the Oscar Award for Best Director Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony. He succeeded over Michael Haneke of “Amour,” Benh Zeitlin of “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” Steven Spielberg of “Lincoln” and David O. Russell of “Silver Linings Playbook” to win the goldern statutte. “Lif […]

The Hobbit hits Chinese screens

Epic fantasy adventure film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” made its debut on Chinese screens on Friday. The film is the first of a three-part adaptation of the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with parts two and three to be released in 2013 and 2014. The three together will act as […]

Son of renowned Chinese tenor detained over suspected gang rape

The son of a famous singer has been detained along with four others for their alleged involvement in a gang rape. Beijing police refused to disclose the names of the suspects, only saying that five men, including one surnamed Li, were apprehended on Wednesday after a woman accused them of raping her. Police insiders who […]

“Skyfall” remains top at Chinese box office

“Skyfall” raked in 100 million yuan (about 16.04 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending Feb. 3 dominating the Chinese box office, statistics from China Film News showed Tuesday. Since its debut on Jan. 21 in the Chinese mainland, total ticket sales of the latest installment in the James Bond series amount to 326 million […]

2012, a remarkable year for China’s movie market

In a recent press conference, China’s film administration said the country’s 2012 box-office gross revenue had reached over 17 billion yuan, equal to almost 3 billion US dollars, ranking it second worldwide behind only the US. While it’s no longer news that China’s movie market is rapidly expanding at an annual speed of over 30%, […]

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