Beijing Intl. Film Festival organizers have given this year’s event a stronger international flavor and more high-tech elements, moves that reflect the Chinese industry’s desire to go global. Festival runs April 16-23.
One big change? This fourth edition features an opening-night screening — something that is standard at other festivals, but which the first three Beijing fests dispensed with, in favor of a pomp and circumstance show befitting the city’s status in the emerging world order and its powerhouse backers, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and the Beijing city government.
“The norm for major international film festivals around the world is for the opening film to enjoy a good reputation and respect within the industry. To reflect the international … and market-oriented nature of Bjiff, the organizing committee decided on ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ” a festival spokesman says. The Franco-German romantic fantasy by Asiaphile French director »
- Shirley Lau
Similar News ItemsParamount Pictures [us]
- Arnold Schwarzenegger says new Terminator will ignore the events of Genisys (From JoBlo. 22 September 2017, 7:29 PM, PDT)
- Mark Wahlberg to lead comedy Instant Family (From Flickeringmyth. 22 September 2017, 9:05 AM, PDT)
- The Terminator Reboot Will Reportedly Ignore Genisys; Schwarzenegger Hints At New Title (From We Got This Covered. 22 September 2017, 8:29 AM, PDT)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
- Transformers: The Last Knight passes $600 million at the global box office (From Flickeringmyth. 21 August 2017, 3:05 AM, PDT)
- Transformers: The Last Knight Seeks the Allspark at Home (From Comicmix. 15 August 2017, 5:43 PM, PDT)
- Transformers 5 Blu-Ray and DVD Release Date, Details Announced (From MovieWeb. 14 August 2017, 12:59 PM, PDT)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
- Paramount Could Sue J.J. Abrams for Directing Star Wars 9 (From MovieWeb. 20 September 2017, 12:46 PM, PDT)
- /Answers: The Greatest Movie Spies (Who Are Not Named James Bond) (From Slash Film. 20 September 2017, 11:30 AM, PDT)
- Lara Croft Returns in Official Trailer for New Tomb Raider Movie (From DailyDead. 19 September 2017, 10:57 PM, PDT)