Although movie was introduced into China from the foreign countries, it has a historical relationship with the traditional Chinese art forms. And Zhejiang is the origin place of such art forms. Already having the principle elements of movies, Shadow Play, which originated in Zhejiang and prevailed in Song & Yuan dynasties, was considered to be the forerunner of movies by the historians on movie history study.
Zhejiang Movie In Its Early Stage Zhejiang Movie Industry After Liberation Zhejiang Movie Industry After the Reform and Open-Up