Jia Zhangke
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//Features

The Best Films of 2015
30 Dec 2015 // 6:23 AM

What is Art, at its best, but the very weapon by which we wage the necessary, perpetual war on Culture? Here, but a quiver full of the world’s arsenal of 2015 film offerings.

All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007
9 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.

//Reviews

London Film Festival 2015: 'Mountains May Depart' + 'James White' + 'Departure'
12 Oct 2015 // 3:30 AM

Mother-son relationships are perceptively explored in the debut films from Josh Mond and Andrew Steggall, and in Jia Zhangke’s decades-spanning latest.

Still Life
19 Feb 2009 // 2:59 PM

A blend of pop, folk, painting, and documentary resulting in a sprawling yet finely detailed portrait of a society suffering from profound psychic discord.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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