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BFI plans year of UK-China activities

20 January 2014 5:00 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Industry delegation will go to Beijing film festival in April.

The BFI is unveiling a year-long special collaboration between the UK and China, which will include business, trade, creative and cultural initiatives.

This news comes as a UK-China Co-Production Treaty is being finalised.

The BFI, which will bring its Chinese activities together under the banner Electric Shadows, is working alongside a range of key partners including the British Council, Dcms, Ukti and the Great Britain Campaign.

China is a key priority in the BFI’s International Strategy. The news today was announced at the BFI’s final Film Forever Roadshow at BFI Southbank in London.

Electric Shadows will include Feng Xiaogang [pictured] visiting the BFI in February, including a gala screening of Back to 1942 with an on-stage interview with Feng on Feb 21. Other films by Feng, including If You Are The One, Assembly and Aftershock, will be programmed as part of the BFI’s Spectacular China season.

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