Chinese censorship is stifling country’s film industry

Tougher censorship by the Chinese government has blocked potential hits and forced filmmakers to stick with safe formulas that are not winning audiences, while a tax evasion crackdown has made some investors reluctant to back films, crimping output even further.In the year after Chinese President Xi Jinping put the Communist Party’s propaganda office in charge of regulating films, the country’s box office totals are headed for their first year-on-year decline in at least a decade. Further…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3018159/chinese-censorship-stifling-countrys-film-industry

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