Amid China boycott of Taiwan film festival, five other times it used culture as a political tool

//Amid China boycott of Taiwan film festival, five other times it used culture as a political tool

Amid China boycott of Taiwan film festival, five other times it used culture as a political tool

The news that China will not take part in the Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards in Taiwan this year has reinforced China’s image as a country that uses arts and entertainment as a political tool. The decision to withdraw from the annual event, dubbed the Asian Oscars, is just the latest example of arts and entertainment being entangled in tensions across the Taiwan Strait. The island has self-determination but Beijing considers Taiwan a renegade province. That arts should serve politics…

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