China's box office has become the world's largest this year with over 20 billion yuan (or about 3.2 billion US dollars) in revenues. It’s the first time that the all-time global box office champion North America has been overtaken.
With the curtain falling on 71st Cannes Film Festival, two young Chinese directors have become the latest winners at the world-renowned event.
Chinese actor Zhang Zhen is among the 71st Cannes Film Festival's eight jury members, chaired by Australian actress and producer Cate Blanchett, the festival organizers said Wednesday in a statement.
English singer Jessie J on Friday became the first foreign winner of a popular Chinese music variety show.
With his film "Ash is purest white", Chinese director Jia Zhangke will be the only representative of Chinese cinema in the official competition for the Palme d'Or of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday.