I love animated films, short and long, strange and accessible, old and new. And every Thursday, I find out all I can about some animated films from across the world and screen them on Twitch. Here are the results of my devotion...

Animation Night 27: dònghuà

Chinese animation has a rich history, surviving the Japanese invasion and flourishing in artists like Te Wei under the Hundred Flowers Campaign only to be almost snuffed out in the Cultural Revolution. Yet decades later in the new capitalist China, some truly brilliant studios, trained on outsourcing for the world, have increasingly defined a powerful artistic voice - adjacent to anime but clearly its own thing. Let’s take a look!”

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