Beijing Film Festival Pulls ‘Call Me By Your Name’ From Lineup

Luca Guadagnino’s Oscar-winning romance Call Me By Your Name has been yanked from the Beijing International Film Festival’s lineup, a source close to the movie confirmed to Deadline. No official reason has been given for the move. However, it comes amid a shift in oversight of China’s film industry to the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party’s Central Committee — and as increased control is expected to be exercised over content. Citing an unidentified source…

Luca Guadagnino’s Oscar-winning romance Call Me By Your Name has been yanked from the Beijing International Film Festival’s lineup, a source close to the movie confirmed to Deadline. No official reason has been given for the move. However, it comes amid a shift in oversight of China’s film industry to the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party's Central Committee — and as increased control is expected to be exercised over content. Citing an unidentified source…