Gong Li, a well-known Chinese film star and Jury President of the 11th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) - Tiantan Award, is invited for a keynote speech at the 11th BJIFF - Gong Li Masterclass on the night of September 24. The other panelists of the Masterclass include Zhang Songwen, Lou Ye and Mark Chao.

 

Gong is the most representative and influential female filmmaker in the world. In the past more than 30 years after starting her film career, she has played many classic female roles such as Lang Ping in Leap, Feng Wanyu in Coming Home and Jiu Er in Red Sorghum, and constantly contributed masterpieces by superb acting, boldly unleashing women's unique vitality.

 

The Masterclass will be broadcast on Beijing Satellite TV, as well as other platforms such as xuexi.cn, yangshipin.cn and iQIYI ("Online BJIFF" Section).