Craig Foster underwater with an octopus.
‘My Octopus Teacher’ Reminds Us About the Beauty of Nature
My Octopus Teacher is a documentary made by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed. It showcases the friendship between filmmaker Craig Foster and an octopus from South Africa. The documentary premiered on Netflix this September and...
A palm tree in the foreground with the Hollywood sign in the background.
How Hollywood Is Censoring Movies for the CCP
Hollywood is the capital of international movies, producing global blockbusters year after year. There is literally no major country where the influence of Hollywood movies cannot be felt. Beijing has understood the power Hollywood has....
‘Letter From Masanjia’ Receives Award at Portland Film Festival
In October 2012, Julie Keith opened a Halloween decoration that she had bought for her daughter, and in it found a letter written by an inmate imprisoned for his beliefs at Masanjia, one of China’s...
The Fall of China’s Superstar Fan Bingbing
China’s top-paid actress Fan Bingbing has been completely absent from the public for over three months following accusations of tax evasion. On September 6, a report by the Chinese state-run Securities Daily confirmed that she...