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Business
 /  Southern California

New Frontiers, Formats and Markets for Chinese-Language Content

LOS ANGELES, October 30, 2018 — Chinese films, not Hollywood productions, dominate the local market, which is why major studios have invested in local-language productions. This trend, as well as efforts to us streaming technology to get first-run Chinese films to viewers in small cities without cinemas and the push for exporting Chinese films to the U.S. are explored at the U.S.-China Entertainment Summit by Asia Society's Jonathan Landreth, studio executive turned entrepreneur Jack Gao, Well Go USA President and CEO Doris Pfardrescher and Carrie Wong, head of local production for film and television in Greater China for Sony Pictures Entertainment. (1 hr., 2 min.)


Current Affairs
 /  New York
Hong Kong people are not asking for the moon, argues lawmaker Alvin Yeung, they are simply asking for what had been promised from the start.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Hong Kong lawmakers Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung talk about protesters' concerns and Beijing's bluster over the possible use of force.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Hong Kong Legislative Council members Dennis Kwok and Alvin Yeung share their insights into the profound political crisis shaking the territory.
Policy
The New York Times China correspondent talks about life in the country — beyond the headlines.
Policy
 /  India
Parag Khanna and Manisha Girotra discuss Asia's role in the future of the world.
Policy
 /  India
Salman Khurshid and Sidharth Bhatia discuss the role of Islam in Indian democracy.
Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
Consuls General from South Korea, Japan, India, and China convened in San Francisco to discuss President Trump's foreign policy with journalist Mary Kay Magistad.
Arts
 /  India
Conservation architect Vikas Dilawari discusses three recently restored Victorian-Gothic fountains in the Fort area of Mumbai: the Wellington Fountain, the Ruttonsee Mulji Jetha Fountain, and the Flora Fountain.
Arts
 /  India
Filmmakers Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar discuss their documentary films Nostalgia for the Future and Lovely Villa, and the relationship between architecture and identity, in a conversation moderated by George Jose.
Policy
 /  New York
Daniel Russel, Jamie Horsley, Aaron Halegua, and Min Ye discuss Russel's new report on how China can achieve better outcomes in its landmark initiative.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Winston Lord speaks with Orville Schell about his new book about the former secretary of state.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
U.S. Representatives Grace Meng and Andrew Kim share their unique experiences, perspectives, and lessons learned throughout their journey in politics.