New Zealand’s Niki Caro directs the $200m Mulan film starring Yifei Liu, who also faces criticism for his support of the Hong Kong police amid allegations of excessive violence against pro-democracy protesters [Henry Nicholls/Reuters]

The Walt Disney film, Mulan, is facing renewed calls for a boycott after authorities in China’s westernmost region of Xinjiang, where some one million Muslim Uighurs are being held in camps, were named in the movie’s closing credits.

The live-action adaptation of the 1998 animated film of the same title is on livestreaming platforms in the US but has been released on the big screen elsewhere. It is expected to premiere in cinemas in China on September 11 – following more than four months of delay because of the

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