Yangtze River, the largest water system in China, serves as the inspiration and as the multi-faceted location to the newest film by writer-director Yang Chao, who first started working on Crosscurrent (Chang Jiang Tu) 12 years ago, during the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. The journey of this film from the screenplay to its screenings reflects […]

Midi Z (Chao Te-Yin), born in Myanmar (former Burma), is known for using a more practical and personal style in his narrative. His profound and soothing films mostly deal with Myanmar society and the people’s struggle to make a living. To Midi Z, making films is like writing chronicles: “It’s like expressing my life. Without […]

In its 7th year, Chinese Visual Festival (CVF) is still going strong with an ambitious film programme; from animation to features and documentaries, CVF will provide numerous great screenings this year – unfortunately less than in 2016, but at the same level of quality. In addition, the audience will be able to participate in the conference The […]

World War II happened a lifetime ago – but its victims still survive to tell their tales of sorrow and horror. This is the case with the surviving “comfort women”, the Chinese residents who were forced into military sex slavery during the Japanese occupation of China, and the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese […]