Is China’s Door Closing on Hollywood?

China has been making patriotic movies for its domestic audiences while tightening control of its film industry, developments that have left Hollywood wondering whether its movies will still be welcome in China’s lucrative market. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has the details.
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