Wednesday October 05, 2022

Beijing Int'l Film Festival kicks off

Published : 13 Aug 2022, 21:54

  DF News Desk

Jury members of Tiantan Award Li Xuejian (C), Guo Fan (1st R), Malcolm Clarke (2nd R), Qin Hailu (2nd L) and Wu Jing pose for a group photo on the red carpet of the 12th Beijing International Film Festival in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 12, 2022. Photo: Xinhua.

The week-long 12th Beijing International Film Festival kicked off on Saturday in the Chinese capital, with 16 nominated films competing for this year's Tiantan Award, reported Xinhua.

The 16 candidates include Chinese film "In Search of Lost Time" and works from other countries such as "Anatolian Leopard," "Call Jane" and "Fast & Feel Love." A total of 10 winners in different categories will be announced at the closing and awards ceremony of the film festival on Aug. 20.

Besides the competition section for the awards, a film panorama, a college student film festival and several themed forums will also be held during the film festival, according to organizers.