Roving Dreams, a short documentary film by Italian Director Gianpaolo Lupori and Producer Maxine Zhang will premier as part of a showcase of shorts portraying the spirit of Shanghai.The Shanghai Portrait ProjectThurs, 11 Nov. 2010, 19:00-22:00hLola Club, 570 Yongjia Rd, building 4, room 413, Shanghai‘Roving Dreams’ is a mini-documentary made as part of the ten-piece series, idiosyncratically directed by as many independent filmmakers, portraying remarkable individuals in Shanghai. As possible pilo...Read more
East West Theatre presents“The Caucasian Chalk Circle- CCC - a Satirical Comedy of Our Times” - by . Friday Nov 12 th, Saturday Nov 13 th, Sunday Nov 14 th, Friday Nov 19 th, & Saturday Nov 20th (At 8pm precisely)Performance Language: English with Chinese subtitlesVenue: Xin Jiu Han Performing Arts Theatre, 2 nd floor, 251 Beihai Lu (near Yunnan Lu)Nearest metro: Peoples Square (exit 1 or 15)Presale tickets for 150RMB are available from Cotton’s at either 294 Xinhua Lu (evenings and weekends) o...Read more
By Richard Trombly
Shanghai, Sept. 6, 2010 -- Director Bas Roeterink's new documentary HAPPY STREET: JOHN KÖRMELING aired on Ductch TV and will screen in Shanghai on September 11. Roeterink is also the editor of Gan Chow's 2009 documentary The Red Race. Here is what the director had to say about the film.
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Twilight Saga IV: Eat, Prey, Suck (2010) Not coming soon to a theater near you.
By Richard Trombly
Middle-aged Bella Swan-Cullen (Julia Roberts) had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having - an eternally teenage boy toy vampire husband (Robert Pattison) , a house with a dog door for her lupine lover, the eternally shirtless werewolf (Taylor Lautner), a successful career - yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life - (whi...Read more
The 48 Hour Film Project, the oldest and biggest time filmmaking competit...Read more
Shanghai Aug. 16, 2010 -- Lovers In The Water, a feature film by co-directors Zheng Zheng and Chen Fu, is currently undergoing the final stages of post production in Shanghai. This is Chongqing Normal University film professor Zheng’s third feature film. Singer Shang Hua, best known for her hit pop single QQ Love and films like Lao Wu’s Oscar, takes the female lead and male supermodel Li Xueqing makes his acting debut in the lead role.Lovers In The Water (Read more
Shanghai, 14 July 2010 -- The second monthly installment of Cinemashup played to a full house on July 14 at Dada Bar, Shanghai. Tina "Sprinkles" Blakely and top local DJ Laura Ingalls selected the content for the night. They also provided some visual and sound presentation. "I am really interested in experimental film," said Blakely. "I like blurring the boundaries of art and film."
There were locally made films showcased in the lineup. One film by film by first-time loc...Read more
Meiwenti's film contest v.9 -- Awards Ceremony - get your tickets nowMeiwenti has done it again. The best filmmakers in Shanghai have make their entries and are ready to premiere them to the public and the best will win the top awards. Come to the Xinguang Arts Center, 586 Ningbo Rd on Saturday, June 26, 9:30pmRead more
Richard Trombly email@example.com www.obscure-productions.com is an American writer, journalist and filmmaker who has been living in China since 2003 and has