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Soft Power, Big Money: Will Qingdao Best Hollywood?

Long Beach-Qingdao Association's annual luncheon on critical developments in the Chinese film industry and the concerns about Chinese influence on American movie businesses.

November 10, 2017 10:00am to 2:00pm

Long Beach has an extensive history as a film town, and Qingdao will soon be home ot the world's largest film and TV production studios built by Wanda Entertainment, headed by China's reportedly richest tycoon, Wang Jianlin.

Professor Berry will cover critical developments in the Chinese film industry, including Qingdao's new giant, Wanda Studios, as well as concerns about soft power from Chinese influence on the American movie business. 


Michael Berry, UCLA
Expert on modern Chinese cinema and popular culture

Sarah Platt, Wanda Studios
Director of International Engagement and Outreach

Invited Special Guests: 

Hon. Robert Garcia, Mayor of Long Beach

Hon. Liu Jian, Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles 

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