Jessica Kingdon’s new film Ascension documents the factories, etiquette centers, and other contemporary curiosities of China.
Hyperallergic interviews Jia about Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue and finding people to testify about their experiences in rural villages over the past seven decades.
While the Chinese director has won acclaim for movies like A Touch of Sin and Ash Is Purest White, his documentaries are an equally vital part of his oeuvre.
The four artists in the exhibition “Silent Thunder” display varying degrees of engagement with Buddhism — as a faith, an aesthetic choice, a school of philosophy, or a social phenomenon.
Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of the poster and trailer for Jia’s upcoming documentary Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue.
Hyperallergic talks to Wuhan native Shengze Zhu about her new documentary A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces, which recently premiered at Berlinale.
Following healthcare workers during the early months of the pandemic, the film 76 Days draws an inspiring picture of collective effort to fight disaster.
A museum in Nantes says that it decided to pause the exhibition after Chinese authorities asked that names and terms like “Genghis Khan,” “empire,” and “Mongol” not be used in the exhibition.
The structure, which stretches 1,725 feet across the Lianjiang River in Guangdong Province, has broken a Guinness World Record.
In Jia Zhangke’s short film The Hedonists, finally available to stream, laid-off miners become theme park reenactors.
The dissident artist’s critique of his home country remains relentless, in particular identifying how bureaucracy can leave people out in the cold.
Since the beginning of the quarantine, the artist was remotely directing a crew of camerapeople to document the government’s response to the virus.