“Finnish Nightmares,” a cartoon series with a shy protagonist, has spawned a new word for social awkwardness in China: jingfen, or “spiritually Finnish.”
Chen Shi-Zheng, who has staged opera and theater work around the world, has not presented a public piece in his native China since 1996. He hopes two major shows in Beijing will open eyes and minds.
After a provocative Beijing art project cast a spotlight on a Chinese village’s pollution problem, the local authorities were forced to take action.
Stephen R. Platt’s “Imperial Twilight” describes what may have been the British Empire’s darkest hour.
Officials said limiting actors’ pay would help curb tax evasion and celebrity worship. But the government also wants to make China’s film industry a force abroad.
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan’s “The China Mission” details the hopeless effort of trying to reconcile the Chinese Communists and Chinese Nationalists.
The first installment of Zhou Haohui’s popular “Death Notice” trilogy is coming to the U.S. and Britain even as the author turns to new media.
Two members of a film crew were sentenced for possessing counterfeit bills used in an award-winning movie. The case has baffled industry observers.
The reconstruction of an underground army, one of China’s greatest treasures, would become an archaeologist’s crowning achievement.