93rd academy awards, censorship, china, chloe zhao, nomadland, the oscars

Chloé Zhao, the New Face of Filmmaking

China-born director Chloé Zhao earned three historic Oscar wins for Nomadland, including best picture, best director, and best actress, at the 93rd Academy Awards on April 25. In a recent interview at an international film festival, Zhao was asked if she’d ever considered telling her childhood story on the big screen. Zhao confessed that she had thought about it, but ...

Tatiana Denning

Chloe Zhao with her Oscars.

China Censors ‘Nomadland’ Director Chloé Zhao’s Historic Oscar Win

While the world celebrated China-born director Chloé Zhao’s historic three Oscar wins for Nomadland, including best picture, best director, and best actress at the 93rd Academy Awards on April 25, China’s censors were busy trying to wipe any trace of the wins from the web. Despite extensive coverage of her historic achievement outside of China, there is ...

David Clapp