CHINA: PROPOSED LAW TAMES FILM INDUSTRY

FASSA SAR WRITES – Chinese officials say that despite the country’s current prosperity, there’s trouble brewing: commercial films just aren’t socialist enough. China’s legislature, National People’s of Congress, revisited a draft of a film law proposed in 2015 that attempts to regulate its domestic film Industry and Chinese-owned Hollywood studios. Three-year box office highs have alarmed Country officials, believing that studios and film industry executives are manipulating box office numbers. To rectify the direction of the film industry, the draft film law tackles issues including box office fraud, embezzlement, domestic film market, and criminal backgrounds of movie distributors to...

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