Bing Wang Poster

Awards

Black Movie Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Young Adults Jury Award
Wu ming zhe (2010)
2013 Won
Critics Prize
Gudu (2013)

Cannes Film Festival

2007 Nominated
C.I.C.A.E. Award
O Estado do Mundo (2007)
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Cartagena Film Festival

2017 Nominated
Gemas Award
Best Film (Mejor Película)
Ta'ang (2016)

Doclisboa International Film Festival

2014 Won
City of Lisbon Award
Best International Competition Feature-Length Film
Fu yu zi (2014)
2012 Won
City of Lisbon Award
Best International Competition Feature-Length Film
San zimei (2012)
2007 Won
Universities Award
Best Film
He Fengming (2007)

Dubai International Film Festival

2012 Won
Muhr AsiaAfrica Award
Best Director - Documentary
San zimei (2012)

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Best Documentary Feature Film
Feng ai (2013)

Fribourg International Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Grand Prix
Feng ai (2013)
2013 Won
Grand Prix
San zimei (2012)

Simplicity is the hardest thing to achieve in any art form, especially film. And though the winner ... More

Simplicity is the hardest thing to achieve in any art form, especially film. And though the winner of this year's Grand Prize may seem simple -- perhaps even almost naïve at first -- it is anything but. This deceptively sophisticated, bold, challenging and brilliant film forced us each to ask many questions -- human questions, philosophical questions, political questions, creative, artistic and cinematic questions -- and it has not ceased to resonate since we saw it. For all of us, it gave not only the sense of having watched a great film, but the actual feeling of having lived within the reality it reflects. This film does not only show a place and its people, but rather the film itself becomes a place. It transcends film and allows us to actually enter into the reality it describes in a manner that very few cinematic works -- if any -- ever accomplish. The ultimate goal of any art form is to awaken the viewer or its audience in some way. The most miraculous thing about this film is the way in which it avoids prescribing and articulating sentiments and messages for the viewer but awakens an individual awareness within each viewer. This is the highest goal of any artwork and the highest accomplishment.

Won
Ecumenical Jury Award
San zimei (2012)

Three Sisters guides us to Yunnan in a province in China. We follow three sisters living under ... More

Three Sisters guides us to Yunnan in a province in China. We follow three sisters living under conditions of immense poverty. The mother disappeared and the father is obliged to work in town far away. The film shows with majesty and respect the reverse of the globalization, the consumption and its consequences on the ones left behind, the most fragile members of the society, the children. The cinematic perspective discovers a world that confronts the precarious situation in the everyday life of the three sisters with their love, tenderness and a deep sense of responsibility between them.

Won
E-Changer Award
San zimei (2012)

Due to the sensitivity of his way of working the director has managed to let us dive into a reality... More

Due to the sensitivity of his way of working the director has managed to let us dive into a reality that otherwise is invisible. The film leaves us with an almost physical experience to witness the conditions and challenges of three young sisters. We award the work of Wang, which whose images give those men and women a voice, who are often forgotten and ignored. We dare say that they are even despised because of the progress of our civilization.

Won
Don Quixote Award
San zimei (2012)

For the accuracy and sensitivity with which the director offers us a penetrating and unsettling ... More

For the accuracy and sensitivity with which the director offers us a penetrating and unsettling portrait of daily life in a community of highland farmers in mid China.

2008 Won
Don Quixote Award - Special Mention
He Fengming (2007)
Won
Ecumenical Jury Award - Special Mention
He Fengming (2007)
Won
Swiss Oikocrédit Award
He Fengming (2007)
Nominated
Grand Prix
He Fengming (2007)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2012 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Undistributed Film
San zimei (2012)
10th place.

Jeonju Film Festival

2002 Nominated
Daring Digital Award
Digital Spectrum
Tiexi qu (2002)

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

2007 Nominated
Best World Documentary
He Fengming (2007)

Kinema Junpo Awards

2012 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Film Language Director
Jiabiangou (2010)

Las Palmas Film Festival

2011 Won
SIGNIS Award
Jiabiangou (2010)
Won
Special Jury Award
Jiabiangou (2010)
Won
Audience Award
Jiabiangou (2010)
Nominated
Golden Lady Harimaguada
Jiabiangou (2010)

Locarno International Film Festival

2017 Won
Golden Leopard
Best Film
Mrs. Fang (2017)

Marseille Festival of Documentary Film

2003 Won
Grand Prix
Tiexi qu (2002)

Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival

2005 Won
Festival Award
Best Documentary Feature
Tiexi qu (2002)

Nantes Three Continents Festival

2013 Won
Silver Montgolfiere
Feng ai (2013)
Nominated
Golden Montgolfiere
Feng ai (2013)
2012 Won
Golden Montgolfiere
San zimei (2012)
Won
Audience Award
San zimei (2012)
2010 Nominated
Golden Montgolfiere
Jiabiangou (2010)
2003 Won
Golden Montgolfiere
Best Documentary
Tiexi qu (2002)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

2008 Won
Netpac Award - Special Mention
Caiyou riji (2008)
For its dispassionate look at human labour which forms the basis for economic progress.

Venice Film Festival

2016 Won
Venice Horizons Award
Best Screenplay
Ku Qian (2016)
Won
Human Rights Film Network Award
Ku Qian (2016)
Nominated
Venice Horizons Award
Best Film
Ku Qian (2016)
2012 Won
Venice Horizons Award
Best Film
San zimei (2012)
2010 Nominated
Golden Lion
Jiabiangou (2010)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

2007 Won
Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize
He Fengming (2007)

The jury decided unanimously to give this prize to Wang Bing's deeply felt portrait of an ... More

The jury decided unanimously to give this prize to Wang Bing's deeply felt portrait of an outstanding woman, which creates an unforgettable moment in cinema.

2003 Won
Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize
Tiexi qu (2002)

The jury was totally unanimous about this film. It is, perhaps, the first time that a filmmaker has... More

The jury was totally unanimous about this film. It is, perhaps, the first time that a filmmaker has made full use of new light and portable equipment to imagine a project that is truly innovative in its shooting conditions, and in its cinematographic language. With a minimal technical setup and a crew comprised only of himself, the director immerses himself with passion into the world he chose to film, like a fish in water. He succeeds in capturing the intertwining lives of more than a hundred characters, a feat reminiscent of the great Russian novels or the works of Emile Zola; he also manages to portray the realities and landscapes of China, the socio-economical changes following the decay of an industrial area, and their effects on individual lives. Without pathos, the film embodies the sadness of the industrial wastelands that have been created all over the world by globalization. Finally we witness the "growing-up" of the filmmaker, who evolves from one episode to another and who, in the eyes of the jury, is a young man full of promise for the future.


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