Jocelyn Ford, director of Nowhere to Call Home, discusses sexism in Tibet, how Han Chinese have reacted to depictions of racism in her film, and the surprising signals she’s received from Chinese authorities.
Read a discussion with the filmmakers behind Dreaming Against the World, which tells the story of Mu Xin, an artist who risked his life writing and painting while imprisoned during China’s Cultural Revolution.
Ahead of his first U.S. retrospective, at Asia Society New York March 6 through 13, Myanmar's rising auteur tells Asia Society, "In my stories, even though the characters deal drugs and traffic in humans, they are just ordinary people."
Despite not advancing to the final list of nominees announced on January 15, filmmaker Mu Zijian has made his mark by being the first Chinese national ever shortlisted in the Academy Awards' "Best Documentary Short" category.
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