The 11th BJIFF Beijing Film Panorama will deliver on the promise of meeting with the audience in the midsummer.
For the “Beijing Film Panorama” this year, more than 300 outstanding Chinese and foreign film works will be selected and screened in 31 cooperative cinemas from September 17 to 30, 2021.. Not only will the Beijing Film Panorama regain the screening scale as before, but also it features screening cinemas in Tianjin and Zhangjiakou outside of Beijing for the first time. Besides, an Online Exhibition will be taking place on iQIYI, during which a number of new blockbusters are scheduled to go live for movie fans who can enjoy a sumptuous feast within doors.
In terms of screening program planning, the “Beijing Film Panorama” will bring extensive, three-dimensional and amazing viewing experience to the audience by continuing the groundbreaking theme sections set up last year while having classic sections return, based on some important milestones such as the celebration of the centenary of the CPC and the upcoming Beijing 2022 in the capital city of Beijing.
The highly anticipated shortlisted films of “Tiantan Award” and all competing films of “Forward Future” will be available to the public during the screening period, and everyone can view these amazing works the moment they are available.
For the "Special Exhibition: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China" section, 15 domestic films that record the glorious history of the Communist Party of China in the past century will be screened. For the "Special Exhibition: Ice & Snow – Winter Olympics" section, domestic sports-themed movies showing the charm of ice sports will be available. For the "President of the Jury" section, it brings together a group of representative works starring Gong Li, the jury president of Tiantan Award this year, in her lifetime of acting.
The “Restored Classics” section is widely popular among movie fans and showcases the world's cutting-edge film restoration technology. It will witness the screening of immortal masterpieces such as Ace in the Hole and The Mirror. The "Tribute to the Movie Stars" section will feature the famous works of big names in the filmdom, such as The Wages of Fear starring Yves Montand and Les Diaboliques starring Simone Signoret. The "Master Review" section will provide movie fans with an opportunity to have a systematic review of films starring Charlie Chaplin, Krzysztof Kieslowski and other international film masters. The "Famous Filmmakers" section recommends the representative works of Chinese and foreign filmmakers such as Céline Sciamma, Miao Yue, and Chui Mui Tan, among others.
This year, a number of classic sections of the “Beijing Film Panorama” will come back: the "Animation IS Film" section will screen the familiar works of Studio Ghibli; the "Truth First" section will feature Mr. Bachmann and His Class and Epicentro among other brilliant documentaries around the globe; the "Theatre Live" displays the world's latest shows on stage, displaying a variety of art forms on the big screen; the "Franchises" section will witness the screening of classic series in the film history to let movie fans have a blast.
"The Power of Chinese" section showcasing outstanding Chinese masterpieces, the "Global View" section bringing together outstanding new films worldwide, the newly established "Women's Voice" and "Outlook" sections in 2020 and the highly sought-after "VR Beijing" section will continue to present masterpieces worldwide.
The 11th Beijing International Film Festival is about to kick off. Welcome to join us and enjoy this multi-theme, multi-style, multi-country and multi-media film event.
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