Beijing Festival: Chinese Art Films to get $16 Million Acquisition Fund

The emerging art house film sector in China is to get a further boost from the launch of a $16 million (RMB100 million) specialized acquisition fund. The initiative is backed by five companies already operational in the sector. The A.R.T. Project fund is intended to invest in 15 films by Chinese directorial talent over a […]

The emerging art house film sector in China is to get a further boost from the launch of a $16 million (RMB100 million) specialized acquisition fund. The initiative is backed by five companies already operational in the sector. The A.R.T. Project fund is intended to invest in 15 films by Chinese directorial talent over a […]

Cannes Film Review: ‘Walking Past the Future’

There’s no place to call home for China’s migrant workers in “Walking Past the Future,” a bleak exposé on how the country’s land shortage and economic downturn impacts more than just one generation. Through the heartbreaking fates of his factory girl protagonists, who risk their health just to earn some extra cash, writer-director Li Ruijun… Read more »

There’s no place to call home for China’s migrant workers in “Walking Past the Future,” a bleak exposé on how the country’s land shortage and economic downturn impacts more than just one generation. Through the heartbreaking fates of his factory girl protagonists, who risk their health just to earn some extra cash, writer-director Li Ruijun... Read more »

Cannes: MK2 Buys China’s ‘Walking Past The Future’ for France

MK2 has acquired French rights to “Walking Past The Future,” the Chinese film that appears this week in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival. Rights are sold by Edko Films. The drama is directed by independent filmmaker and Cannes newcomer Li Ruijun, whose previous films “Flying with the Crane” and “River Road” premiered at Venice… Read more »

MK2 has acquired French rights to “Walking Past The Future,” the Chinese film that appears this week in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival. Rights are sold by Edko Films. The drama is directed by independent filmmaker and Cannes newcomer Li Ruijun, whose previous films “Flying with the Crane” and “River Road” premiered at Venice... Read more »