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BEIJING — At the just concluded Beijing International Film Festival, the hottest feature on the bill was the business battle between Chinese and American film industries. The Fate of the Furious, a Hollywood blockbuster, has grossed 2.35 billion RMB ($340 million) since its release two weeks ago in China, and it is projected to become the top grossing movie of the year, as well as the all-time biggest Hollywood release in China.

However, the surge of Chinese capital entering Hollywood studios changes the equation: This supposed Sino-U.S. movie war must be reassessed in light of how Chinese elements are entering the DNA of more and more Hollywood productions. Still, the unprecedented entry of Chinese capital into the American film industry continues to be leveraged, above all, on their home market and domestic film release in China. In other words, the role they play ultimately relegates them to being financial investors, leaving the road still quite long to get real control over content.

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Urban Indigenous: How Peru's Shipibo-Conibo Keep Amazon Culture Alive In The City

For four years, indigenous photographer David Díaz Gonzales has documented the lives and movements of his Shipibo-Conibo community, as many of them migrated from their native Peruvian Amazon to the city. A work of remembrance and resistance.

For Shipibo-Conibo women, sporting a fringe is usually a sign of celebration or ceremony.

Rosa Chávez Yacila

YARINACOCHA — It was decades ago when the Shipibo-Conibo left their settlements along the banks of the Ucayali River, in eastern Peru, to begin a great migration to the cities. Still among the largest Amazonian communities in Peru — 32,964 according to the Ministry of Culture — though most Shipibo-Conibo now live in the urban district of Yarinacocha.

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