China’s heavy-handed attempts to drive tens of thousands of migrant workers out of big cities have inspired a backlash of paintings, songs and poetry.
In Hunan Province, the authorities have come up with 20 “square dance” routines to extol qualities like patriotism, dedication and equality.
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An exhibit about a Korean nationalist who assassinated a Japanese politician in 1909 is indicative of the anti-Japanese public relations campaign that China is running.
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“A Touch of Evil,” the new film by the celebrated art house director Jia Zhangke, won a best screenplay award at Cannes in May. When it will be shown in China, however, is anybody’s guess.
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