Controversy has broken out at the Golden Horse awards amid a row over the status of Taiwan.
The 55th annual awards – dubbed the “Chinese Oscars” – were held in the Taiwanese capital Taipei on Saturday.
Fu Yue, who won the best documentary award, said in her acceptance speech that she hoped Taiwan would be recognised as “independent”.
Her words appeared to spark opposition from mainland Chinese stars, while Taiwan’s president has also waded in.
Taiwan’s status is sensitive. The island has been self-ruling since 1949 but China regards it as a breakaway province it will reunite with one day. Read more