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Father of Chinese Film

Ren Qingtai, also known as Ren Jingfeng, was born in Faku County, Liaoning Province in 1850 and died of disease in Beijing 1932. He was the first Chinese filmmaker, called by later generations the “Father of Chinese Film”. Ren Qingtai went to Japan to learn photography when he was young and then launched the first [...]

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On Avatar – Voice of Chinese Filmmakers

Following the "Titanic", Cameron’s "Avatar" created another myth in movie industry. The big success of it in China even made some Chinese people feel this is "Chinese film’s total failure." Critique aroused against domestic filmmakers that why they can’t shoot any Chinese film just as that. To this question, some said the Chinese directors are [...]

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