As the Seattle International Film Festival draws to its close, we get together the low-points and high points of the local juggernaut marathon. Movies discussed include: 40 more words
“Jia Zhangke, A Guy From Fenyang” is the result of the unlikely pairing of the acclaimed Brazilian director Walter Salles (“Central Station”) and the great Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke. 439 more words
Leading Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke has teamed with the Hong Kong film festival and Taiwanese distributor Joint Pictures to launch online video destination Jia Screen. 372 more words
In an opportunistic swerve from his indie film roots, Chinese film maker Jia Zhangke is going to start making commercial movies.
With a base in Shanghai, he has established Fabula Entertainment (the Chinese name translates as “warm currents”) and raised money for a slate of movies that he will produce. 320 more words