The 14th Changchun Film Festival

2018-09-03 21:11 GMT+8

The 14th China Changchun Film Festival kicked off on Sept. 1.

2018-09-03 21:13 GMT+8

When going to see foreign films nowadays, many of us choose the original version with subtitles over the dubbed versions. However, during the 1970s and 1980s, dubbed versions of foreign films were widely enjoyed around the country thanks to professional experts from film studios, like the Changchun Film Dubbing Studio in Northeast China's Jilin Province.

2018-09-04 11:36 GMT+8

A large amount of capital has entered the Chinese comic and animation industry, implying more people now realize its commercial value. Many companies have grown rapidly, with valuations over 500 million to 2 billion. 

2018-09-06 18:50 GMT+8

Changchun, the capital and largest city of China's northeastern Jilin province, was listed as a National Famous Historical and Cultural City in 2017.

2018-09-02 22:37 GMT+8

The 14th China Changchun Film Festival, a biennial international film festival kicked off in northeast China's Changchun on Saturday.

2018-09-01 19:29 GMT+8

Glamorous live performances and the screening of a new movie kicked off the 14th Changchun Film Festival on Saturday. Held every two years in the capital of northeast China’s Jilin Province, this is the country’s first film festival named after a city. This year, the event highlights the power of youth in the film industry.

2018-09-02 23:11 GMT+8

In 1989, Cui Xiaodong excitedly packed his suitcase and left for college in a city 500 kilometers to the south of his hometown, Qiqihar City in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Little did he know that his destination, the city of Changchun, would be the start of a promising career.

2018-09-15 13:05 GMT+8

With a quite sketchy schedule, we arrived in Changchun City in China's northeastern Jilin Province for the 14th Changchun Film Festival from September 1 to 8.

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Nominative determinism is the idea that people will act a certain way if named so; Sigmund Freud investigated happiness in people whose surnames meant “joy” and Jerry Seinfeld once famously encountered a library detective named Lt. Bookman. In cinema, it’s often courted. James Cameron was begging destiny to destroy him when he made “Titanic” but thankfully, he avoided the titular ship’s fate by crafting cinema’s last true epic; alas, relative newcomer Cheng Er’s third feature, “The Wasted Times” does exactly what it says on the tin.

2018-09-08 15:50 GMT+8

Released to commemorate the 20 year anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China, Ann Hui's  Our Time Will Come tells the story of two people caught up in the city's occupation by Japanese forces during World War II: Fang Lan, AKA Fang Gu, as played by Zhou Xun and Liu Henzai, AKA Blackie Lau, as played by Eddie Peng (credited under his full name of Eddie Peng Yuyan). 

2018-09-08 17:12 GMT+8

It happens to the best of them. Just as James Cagney started out as The Public Enemy and ended up as one of the G-Men and Clint Eastwood went from being The Man With No Name to being the man with plenty of official titles including SFPD Inspector (the Dirty Harry series), Secret Service Agent (In The Line of Fire) and Texas Ranger (A Perfect World), Andy Lau, far and away the most successful of Hong Kong's Four Heavenly Kings, has finally settled down and joined the police in earnest as a bomb disposal expert in Herman Yau's thriller Shock Wave.

2018-09-08 15:41 GMT+8

Watching documentaries, building stories and editing videos were the happiest things Li Jie did when she studied broadcast journalism in college, and that helped shaped her future career.

2018-09-07 19:27 GMT+8

The ongoing Changhun FIlm Festival is not just about the movers and shakers in the industry, it's also about nurturing future filmmakers, and an award ceremony on Tuesday celebrating microfilms created by young film makers and college students was held in Northeast Normal University. The competing works consisted of one-minute films, single-shot films, and short features that are less than 10 minutes long, all highlighting the concept of micro.

2018-09-05 20:34 GMT+8

The Changchun Film Studio, now known as the Changchun Film Group Corporation, was dubbed the cradle of modern China’s film industry. It's the birthplace of China's first feature film, first documentary, first cartoon, as well as a series of classics familiar to generations of Chinese audiences. 

2018-09-05 15:19 GMT+8

The 14th China Changchun Film Festival kicked off on Saturday, featuring more than 210 excellent films from many different countries with diverse themes and styles. The films scheduled to be in the festival will be showcased in 20 cinemas across five cities in three provinces of Changchun, Jilin, Shenyang, Harbin, and Dalian. The films will be on show for half a month from August 25.

2018-09-05 10:35 GMT+8

The opening ceremony of the 14th Changchun Film Festival was held in Changchun City, northeast China's Jilin Province, on Saturday. Alec Su, also known as Su Youpeng, one of the festival's judges, said his transition from acting to directing had given him insight into filmmaking.

2018-09-04 23:20 GMT+8

China's first Blue Planet science fiction and film summit forum was held on Sunday, as part of the 14th China Changchun Film Festival, under the theme crossing, connecting, creating. The eight-day film festival opened in Changchun, northeastern Jilin Province, on Saturday.

2018-09-03 21:44 GMT+8