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Jia Zhangke’s SMOG JOURNEYS

Jia Zhangke’s (贾樟柯 /  賈樟柯) latest lamentation on contemporary China is Smog Journeys, a short film made for environmental activist group Greenpeace East Asia about the country’s notorious air pollution problem.   Delving past...



Christmas in China

Touching only briefly on Santa’s sweatshops and the kitschy, but endearing (when it comes to Christmas, it’s all good), ways China celebrates Christmas, The Atlantic teaches us about the Chinese spirit of Christmas...