Famous RIVERS

A river is generally a natural freshwater watercourse, flowing towards either an ocean, a sea, a lake, or another river. In some cases, it flows into … More

Busiest U.S. AIRPORTS

The busiest international airports in the United States by annual passenger volume, as of 2019 (pre-pandemic), were as follows: ATL … More

Mainland Chinese Cinema

The Chinese cinema is one of three distinct historical threads of Chinese-language cinema together with the cinema of Hong Kong and the cinema of Taiwan. Cinema … More

Taiwanese Cinema

Taiwanese cinema is deeply rooted in the island’s unique history, having been under Japanese rule when cinema was first introduced to … More

South Korean Cinema

South Korean cinema dates from 1945 and has been heavily influenced by Japanese occupation, the Korean War, government censorship, the business sector (i.e. chaebols, … More

Thai Cinema

Thai cinema dates back to 1897, when footage of King Chulalongkorn’s visit to Switzerland was brought back to Bangkok and exhibited. After sparking the … More

Japanese Cinema

Japanese cinema, with a history dating back to 1897, is currently the 4th-largest in the world by number of feature … More

Indian Cinema

Indian cinema ranks first globally in terms of annual film output, producing over 1800 movies each year (or about 4 … More

Russian Cinema

Russian cinema, which was first begun during the Russian Empire and further developed under the  former Soviet Union, as well as in the … More

Iranian Cinema

Iran, along with China, has been lauded as one of the best exporters of cinema during the 1990s. In fact … More

The Best of CHINA: Central Region

Central China is a loosely defined geographical and cultural region that frequently includes the Chinese Provinces of Henan, Hubei, and Hunan, and frequently Jiangxi and Anhui. … More