Discover the Spring Film Festival in the depths of Beijing’s hundred flowers.

  Tonight, the 13th Beijing International Film Festival opens. In the blooming season of Beijing, walk into the depths of flowers and discover the spring film festival. The film festival will be held from April 22 to April 29, with the theme of "light and shadow sharing, mutual learning of civilizations".

  Last night, the red carpet of the opening ceremony was held in Yanqi Lake International Conference Center. Beijing International Film Festival sent a sincere invitation to the world to "come to Beijing to see the best movies in the world in spring". This is after 2019, and after a lapse of three years, the Beijing International Film Festival will be held again in April.

  The first to walk on the red carpet is the lineup of the "Tiantan Award" jury of the 13th Beijing International Film Festival. Director Zhang Yimou said that he was honored to be the chairman of the jury this time and hoped to recommend more good films to everyone.

  Chen Kexin is the chairman of the final jury of venture capital in the 13th Beijing International Film Festival. He said that moving stories are the most important for good movies, and he expected to find more good directors and writers.

  On the same day, Women on the Verge’s Beijing 2022, Legend, Countdown Love You, Prosecutions, Look at a Bridge, I’m not familiar with the road of life, I don’t want to be friends with you, The Great War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea, She Disappeared, and Chen Kaige, Jackie Chan, Adam, Gulnazar, Kara Wai, NiNi, Wu Dajing.

  The main activities of the 13th Beijing International Film Festival are rich and colorful, including the main competition unit "Tiantan Award" award, opening ceremony, Beijing screening, Beijing planning theme forum, Beijing market, film carnival, college student film festival, closing ceremony and award ceremony, and "film+"nine main sections. These activities will be fully resumed offline.

  Text/Reporter Xiao Yang Coordinator/Man Yi Photography/Reporter Cui Jun Cartography/Shine Wong

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  Opening of the "Beijing Exhibition" module

  On April 20th, the "Beijing Exhibition" unit officially kicked off.

  At 10 o’clock in the morning, the documentary "gregor and his wife — — Come with me to the cinema opened the first screening of "Beijing screening" in the Art Cinema of China Film Archive, offering a vivid and touching film lesson for fans. Mr. and Mrs. gregor are legendary partners in the film industry. They got to know each other and fell in love with each other because of their films. They set up a fan organization for film screening activities, and jointly founded their own well-known art cinema "Arsenal Cinema". They also founded the Youth Film Forum unit of Berlin International Film Festival, and discovered a large number of outstanding film creators.

  Since then, the annual explosion "Holiday after Sunbathing", Berlin International Film Festival Silver Bear Award film "The Big Dipper", Kubrick’s masterpiece of film history "2001: A Space Odyssey", Douban’s "No.1" The Shawshank Redemption, and the classic animation IP new work "Lubang III VS Cat’s Eye Three Sisters" have appeared in various cinemas one by one. Xie Fei, a famous director, also visited the exchange site of the latest restored 4K version of "The Soul Girl" at Beijing Broadway Film Center (Wanguocheng Store).

  There are many highlights in the screening program on April 21st. Master reviews the official debut of Seijun Suzuki series, and legendary works such as Youth of the Beast and the latest 4K restored Killer Brand will meet the audience. In the unit "Ten Years of Silk Road, Associating the Future: The Film Connected to Asia", masterpieces such as Hua Lu A Zhu Ma, His Autobiography and Autumn Harvest Full Moon will lead you to travel around Asia and appreciate the cultural customs of various places. New films with high reputation, such as Huge, White Plastic Sky, Blind Willow and Sleeping Girl, Daydream in the Moon Age, were released together.

  The main creative exchanges such as Night is Coming by UME Studios (Huaxing IMAX Store) and Cosmic Exploration Editorial Department of Meijia Happy Studios (Sanlitun Store) also made fans look forward to it.


  Yang Fan movie master class is about to open.

  On April 25th, Yang Fan movie master Class will be held with the theme: last romance inside and outside the play.

  Yang Fan is a photographer, director and writer in Hongkong, China. He not only created a large number of excellent films that are famous at home and abroad, but also was a photographer, writer and collector, and also devoted himself to music and dance. Whether in or out of the play, his life can be described as last romance.

  In 1968, Yang Fan went to the United States to study film. After returning to China in 1973, he started his career of professional photography and film creation. First, he founded Peanut Film Agency Co., Ltd., and then "Yang Fan Film Studio" and became a famous photographer. In 1984, he transformed into a director, writing and directing his first feature film The Diary of a Teenage Girl. In 1985, he adapted Yi Shu’s novel The Story of a Rose into a film, which received enthusiastic response.

  In 1995, Yang Fan turned his camera to a more challenging theme and made the film bugis street, with which he was shortlisted for the panoramic unit of the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. In 1998, his self-directed film bishonen was nominated for the Best Art Design Award in the 35th Taiwan Film Golden Horse Award.

  In 2001, his feature film "Dream in the Garden" was selected as the top ten best films in the world by Time Magazine, and won the Best Costume Design Award at the 21st Hong Kong Film Awards. In 2003, the documentary "The Rockhopper" was specially shown at the 60th Venice International Film Festival. In 2009, the drama Prince of Tears was selected as the main competition unit of the 66th Venice International Film Festival.

  The "Metacosmic Film Forum" is about to open.

  The 13th Beijing International Film Festival "Metacosmic Film Forum — — The digital grand view in the meta-universe is about to open across time and space! From April 25th to May 2nd, we met at the Meta-Universe Film Forum to discuss the digital grand view in the Meta-Universe, looking at each other with the past and the future.

  From April 25th to May 2nd, the 2nd Meta-Universe Film Forum, co-sponsored by Beijing International Film Festival Organizing Committee, Propaganda Department of CPC Tongzhou District Committee in Beijing, Science and Technology Committee of Tongzhou District in Beijing, and Mandrill Film Exhibition, will be held in the "Immersive Digital Meta-Universe Film Forum Space" where digital reality is integrated. Heavyweight guests and scholars from the industry are invited to join hands in the digital space to raise new questions, share new ideas and expand new directions during the development and construction of the meta-universe.

  The theme of the second Metauniverse Film Forum is "Digital Panorama in Metauniverse". Science fiction writer Liu Cixin, director Tang Jili, screenwriter Wang Hailin, general manager Li Tingwei of Poly Film, general manager Yao Wenlong of Inner Mongolia Film Studio, professor Li Mingtao of Central Academy of Drama, lawyer Pang Lipeng and director Lagu Tu, eight guests will look at the present and future in the digital space of Meta-Universe Film Forum, and discuss the influence of digital film and television technology development and digital film and television content production on social culture, economy, life and entertainment. (This group/reporter Xiao Yang)

  Looking back at twelve springs

  The First Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from 23 to 28 April 2011

  852 films from 57 countries and regions were collected, 230 films were selected and 429 films were shown.

  The total contracted amount reached 2.794 billion yuan.

  The 2nd Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from 23 to 28 April 2012

  260 outstanding films from 54 countries and regions were screened.

  The total contracted amount is 5.273 billion yuan.

  The 3rd Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from 16 to 23 April 2013

  531 films from 56 countries and regions entered the competition, and 26 cinemas showed 260 excellent business cards at home and abroad.

  27 projects were signed, with a total contract value of 8.731 billion yuan.

  The 4th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from April 16th to April 23rd, 2014.

  The total contracted amount is 10.521 billion yuan.

  Beijing has become one of the most active, attractive and largest film markets in the world.

  The 5th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from April 16th to 23rd, 2015.

  A total of 930 films from 90 countries and regions signed up for the Tiantan Award.

  36 contracted projects were realized, with a total contracted amount of 13.845 billion yuan.

  The 6th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from April 16 to 23, 2016

  The film market signed 16.331 billion yuan, an increase of 17.968% over last year.

  The 7th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from April 16 to 23, 2017

  A total of 56 key projects of 108 enterprises have reached signing cooperation, with a total amount of 17.458 billion yuan, an increase of 6.9% over last year. The signing amount of the film market has been more than 10 billion yuan for four consecutive years.

  The 8th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from April 15 to 22, 2018

  A total of 79 enterprises have signed contracts for 38 key projects with a total amount of 26.0825 billion yuan.

  The 9th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from April 13 to 20, 2019

  "Beijing screening" attracted 230,000 people to watch movies.

  The 10th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from August 22nd to 29th, 2020.

  More than 430 exhibitors participated in the cloud Beijing market. A total of 21 key projects and 46 enterprises signed contracts on the spot, and 110 projects were signed and released in the Beijing market, with a total amount of 33.089 billion yuan, an increase of about 7% year-on-year.

  The 11th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from September 21st to September 29th, 2021.

  Nearly 300 Chinese and foreign films with more than 1,200 screenings were shown in 31 cinemas in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.

  A total of 44 key projects and 39 enterprises were signed and released in the Beijing market, with a total amount of 35.223 billion yuan.

  The 12th Beijing International Film Festival

  Held from August 13th to 20th, 2022.

  The number of short-listed films registered worldwide reached 1,450, and 84 domestic and foreign excellent films were shown online.