The 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) wrapped up on Sunday at the scenic Yanqi Lake. In spite of the misty chill, celebrities strutted down the red carpet in full glamour. The evening culminated with Georgian-Estonian film Scary Mother taking home gongs for both the Best Feature Film and Best Actress. 

2018-04-23 21:28 GMT+8

The 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) came to a close on April 22 after a successful week of culture, business and technology. The event took place at Yanqi Lake Convention Center, a remarkably lavish location that seems to have sprung up almost out of nowhere nearly 90 minutes outside of Beijing city center.

2018-04-23 22:18 GMT+8

‍The closing ceremony of the eighth annual Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) lifted its curtain on Sunday at the Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center, gathering a star-studded lineup on the red carpet.

2018-04-22 22:39 GMT+8

Scary Mother won the Best Feature Film award at the 8th Beijing International Film Festival on Sunday evening.

2018-04-22 22:00 GMT+8

British actor Joe Cole won the Best Actor Tiantan Award for his performance in the film Eye on Juliet at the 8th Beijing International Film Festival on Sunday evening. 

2018-04-22 21:48 GMT+8

Georgian actress Nata Murvanidze won the Tiantan Award for Best Actress for her performance in Scary Mother at the closing ceremony of the week-long 8th Beijing International Film Festival on Sunday evening.

2018-04-22 21:34 GMT+8

Georgian film director and screenwriter Mariam Khatchvani won the Best Director award for Dede at the 8th Beijing International Film Festival on Sunday evening.

2018-04-22 21:55 GMT+8

As part of its programming, the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) is running a series of retrospectives for filmmakers from all across the globe including Sergio Leone, Akira Kurosawa and Jean-Luc Godard – but nobody is getting as comprehensive a season as Ingmar Bergman, who has 14 films being shown this week, including his three personal favorites.

2018-04-21 07:15 GMT+8

In recent years, the booming Chinese film market has attracted an increasing number of foreign players, showing a trend for more diversity. Hollywood is no longer the dominant force among them, and Bollywood from the neighboring India is taking a share too.

2018-04-21 19:35 GMT+8

The Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) may be designed to celebrate cinema from all around the world but it's also championing some of China's lesser-known filmmakers, with the highlight being the King Hu retrospective that took place this week.

2018-04-20 16:24 GMT+8

Chinese military action film Wolf Warrior 2 received a lot of attention in 2017, arousing the patriotism of many citizens. The movie shows many African streets and buildings that seemed quite authentic to many people. But, in fact, the film was mostly shot in Huairou, Beijing on a set built by director Wu Jing that was based on a real street in Africa.

2018-04-20 14:36 GMT+8

Contracts amounting to over four billion US dollars have been signed at the Contract Signing Ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) on Friday, hitting new record high.

2018-04-20 18:49 GMT+8

The International Technology Forum of the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) took place on April 18 and featured six guest speakers, each for a different realm of film technology:

2018-04-19 19:09 GMT+8

Whether intentional or not, this question is being raised and addressed by the 2018 Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF), making it the most unique edition of the festival to date.

2018-04-19 16:44 GMT+8

Apart from film screenings, this year's Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) also features various themed forums where industry insiders get together to share ideas and discuss future trends. One of them focuses on film technology. 

2018-04-19 20:27 GMT+8

The Beijing Film and TV Policy Interpretation Conference was held on Wednesday at the 8th Beijing International Film Festival. Authorities from the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio and Television announced that the Beijing government will vigorously support the development of the film and Television Industry in all aspects.

2018-04-18 20:25 GMT+8

Whilst Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) is a feast for movie lovers, it is also a matter of labor work – beginning with the highly competitive ticket-snatching process – no easier than grabbing a ticket home during the Spring Festival travel rush.

2018-04-17 19:24 GMT+8

Chinese and international filmmakers are now working closely to discuss ways of better-promoting arthouse films in the world's second-largest entertainment market.

2018-04-17 13:18 GMT+8

The 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) officially began on April 15 with superstars including Shu Qi, Du Juan and the Wolf Warrior himself, Wu Jing, walking the red carpet and an opening ceremony that included a performance by Wang Leehom, best known to Western audiences for his roles in Ang Lee's Lust, Caution and Michael Mann's Blackhat.

2018-04-16 21:35 GMT+8

The 8th Beijing International Film Festival has officially opened with a star-studded red carpet event and an opening gala steeped in the Chinese capital's culture. Internationally acclaimed auteur Wong Kar-wai led the parade of stars, directors, filmmakers and entrepreneurs who graced the red carpet, including the cast of Operation Red Sea, actor-director Wu Jing and actress Celina Jade.

2018-04-16 19:28 GMT+8

Amid the glamour of Sunday's opening of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF), some cold hard statistics about the Chinese film industry were released for the first time – and they make impressive reading.

2018-04-16 19:22 GMT+8

The acclaimed director Wong Kar-wai is heading this year’s jury at the Beijing International Film Festival. In an interview, Wong talked about his expectations for this year’s event, as well as the “Tiantan Awards,” which will present major festival awards such as Best Feature Film and Best Director. 

2018-04-16 19:22 GMT+8

Chinese actress Shu Qi is one of the jurors at the Beijing International Film Festival this year. CCTV spoke with her about the festival, the craft of acting, filmmaking, and what it's like being on the judging panel.

2018-04-16 19:07 GMT+8

The red carpet was rolled out Sunday night for the Opening Ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) which took place at Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center.

2018-04-15 23:03 GMT+8

With the red carpet rolled out and fans gathered, film stars and directors are expected to shine on Sunday night as the eighth Beijing International Film Festival opens at the Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center in Beijing.

2018-04-15 16:16 GMT+8