According to Voice of Chinas News Vertical and Horizontal report, if you recently passed through Beijing Dongsanhuan Road and Tonghui River, you will surely notice those bright flags along the roadside. The word Beijing International Film Festival on the flag has become a scenic spot in the capital every spring. Of course, it is also an invitation letter to send the Spring Covenant from China to the shadow figures around the world.
A film festival, a city. The opening ceremony of the 9th Beijing International Film Festival will be held in Huairou, Beijing today (13) evening. This year coincides with the 70th anniversary of New China. The opening ceremony will take Home Country as the main line, inviting famous Chinese and foreign filmmakers to gather in Beijing for a grand ceremony.
Reporters combed the opening ceremony of the Beijing International Film Festival. First, This is a gathering of filmmakers. All the performances of the opening ceremony were completed by Chinese and foreign filmmakers. In addition, the opening ceremony address is in the professional studio of Huairou National Zhongyin Digital Production Base in Beijing. It is the first time to use 270-degree circular screen projection. Real movie projectors are set up in the auditorium to provide an immersive experience for everyone.
Secondly, Sophie Marceau, Christopher Warken, Liyuan Xiaojuan, Li Xuejian, Chen Kexin, Huge, Zhou Dongyu and many other domestic and foreign film people will gather at the opening ceremony tonight. Tonights evening party will take home country as the emotional main line, and the opening ceremony will begin with the story of the first Chinese-foreign co-production of childrens film kite and bring Sophie Marceau to the scene; actors Dili Reba and Wu Jingyan will show the collision and integration of Chinese and Western cultures by dancing; actress Song Jia will perform the song and dance City of Love Films together with Blake from Britain; Amin Hand Mao will sing Sculpture Time and the final flash song Me and My Motherland at the opening ceremony.
Thirdly, besides the evening party and the program tonight, the opening ceremony will release the big data of Chinese movies in 2018 and the big data of Chinese movies in the spring of 2019. In addition, the opening ceremony will also complete the Temple of Heaven Award jury debut, 15 Temple of Heaven Award shortlisted film promotion, opening ceremony film production team debut and other agenda.
Home and Country is not only the theme of the opening ceremony of Beijie Film Festival tonight, but also the mainline of the week-long film festival. How to express the feeling of home and country again by means of light, shadow and sound? What other forums and exhibitions are worthy of fansattention at this Beijing Film Festival?
The 9th Beijing International Film Festival was a splendid event, including seven thematic activities: award evaluation, opening ceremony, Beijing exhibition, Beijing planning, theme forum, Beijing market, film carnival, closing ceremony and award presentation ceremony. Standing at the historic node of the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, the Beijing Film Festival will also look forward to, trace back to, the development of Chinese films and the creation of mainstream films. To this end, the organizing committee has set up a special film theme forum for the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China.
Rao Shuguang, director of the Film Art Center of the Chinese Federation of Literature and President of the China Film Criticism Society, said that in the past 70 years, China has been moving forward from an agricultural country, experiencing constant self-renewal through the changes of the times, and has become an important pole of the world in the new era. Chinese filmmakers have created and reproduced this vast historical process by means of images and stories. The orientation of this theme forum is 70 years of light and shadow, striving for a new era. Through inheritance and inspiration, this paper explores how to achieve high quality and sustainable development of Chinese films.
The opening film of this North Film Festival, Musician is also the best footnote of the feeling of home and country. Wang Zhi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Organizing Committee of the Ninth Beijing International Film Festival, introduced that Musician tells the story of Xian Xinghai, a famous musician in modern times, who cherished his motherland in the center of war and inspired people to fight against fascism with music. This feeling fits well with the theme of Home and Country of this film festival. And this film is the first co-production between China and Kazakhstan.
In addition, the organizing committee also planned a special exhibition to commemorate the 70 years since the founding of New China. The special exhibition consists of two parts: the flowery time and looking for the East through the mirror. From various perspectives, it presents the 70-year evolution of New China and the extraordinary artistic achievements of New Chinas movies. Needless to say, these thematic activities and film exhibitions are based on the simple feelings of Chinese filmmakers towards the nation and the country. (Reporter Ding Fei Zhangwen)
Source: Responsible Editor of CCTV: Chen Shaojie_b6952