The "Arthouse Film Forum" of the 9th Beijing International Film Festival will take place at the Beijing Palace of the Beijing International Hotel on the afternoon of April 15, 2019. The forum will consist of formats such as themed launches, keynote addresses and themed salons to carry out discussions related to the development of Chinese art films through a multitude of perspectives like creativity, production, distribution, screening, promotion, advertisement and international exposure. Forum attendees include leaders in different aspects of both domestic and foreign art film circles such as production, promotion, distribution and screening, and they will speak about how art films can better connect with and meet the needs of the audience.