The year of 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic, which also means that the Chinese film industry has gone through a glorious course spanning 70 years. At such a historical moment, along with the indispensable land feelings, the 9th Beijing International Film Festival held a special event, the Chinese Films Forum for the 70th Anniversary year of the People's Republic of China.
At the forum, the lively stories told by the three generations of filmmakers outlined the 70-year history of the Chinese film industry, which has witnessed the immense changes in film art creation. At the same time, film critics commented on the main achievements of Chinese films in different stages in this period. It is precisely through the efforts of generations of filmmakers that Chinese film industry has entered the golden era of rapid development. And we are fortunate to be in this era.
At this special time node, we should keep in mind the mission of “remain true to our original aspiration and strive forward”. Combined with the theme of “Home•Land”, the Chinese Films Forum for the 70th Anniversary year of the People's Republic of China was held to review the past and look forward to the future, encourage development through inheritance and discuss how to lead the Chinese film industry to the path of high-quality development. This year, surprise will continue. The theme forums at the Beijing International Film Festival will also present excellences. Let's look forward to it together!