If you are as much of a foreign film geek as I am, and if you watch as many films from Asia as it is possible to see in America, then you will likely find interest in an article that recently appeared in the Los Angeles Times.
Films coming from China today are really interesting. It's amazing to see the freedom being enjoyed (or, I guess, taken) by some filmmakers. Of course, certain artists are being muzzled as is always the case in a restrictive culture; but there is apparently an independent streak in films that is able to work around government restrictions.
You can read the article here.