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Chinese Authorities Cancel Indie Film Festival

The Yunnan Multi-Cultural Festival, one of the most important platforms for independent documentary film in China, has been cancelled by authorities without offering an explanation. Cui Weiping, social critic and professor at the Beijing Film Academy, expressed her disappointment on Sina Weibo. She thinks cancellation of this sort of film forum is leading to the killing of the country's soft power. CHINA MEDIA PROJECT has more details.

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