2016 Film Selections

/2016 Film Selections
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When We Were Young

Length: 110mins

Director: 闫然

Cast: 王紫逸, 爱新觉罗启星

1982, Autumn – A small town in the remote highlands of southern China. Six childhood friends whose profound friendship is rooted in the shared horrors of the chaos that was the Cultural Revolution. The bond between them, forged and strengthened throughout an uncertain childhood.
But as this Autumn dawns, faith shall yet strike another blow at them. Which […]

Pali Road

Director: Jonathan Hua Lang Lim

Writers: Doc Pedrolie, Victoria Arch

Cast: Jackson Rathbone, Sung Kang, Michelle Chen

A young doctor wakes up from a car accident and discovers she is married to another man and living a life she can’t remember. Her search for the truth to her past life will lead her to question everyone around her and her entire existence.

The Glory of Innovation

Length: 45mins*10

Director: 李成才

Cast:

Innovation brought new industries, created the legend of wealth. Throughout history, innovation has greatly influenced the direction of civilization, changed the world’s appearance, and even become a competitive weapon among countries. The flame of innovation has given people a vision and a passion; meanwhile, its development has also brought along confusions and questions. People are wondering: what are […]

Point Break

Length: 114mins

Director: 埃里克森·科尔

Cast: 卢克·布雷西、泰丽莎·帕尔墨、埃德加·拉米雷兹

In the fast-paced, high-adrenaline action thriller “Point Break” a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes—led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual way. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives […]

A Great Doctor

Length: 66mins

Director: 陳波

 

Academician Wu Mengchao, even at the age of over 90, is still working as a surgeon and doing 200 surgeries a year by himself.  Following Wu, we go on a journey as he did for study and returning his motherland.  During this journey, we can understand how a young man established his ambition to save people’s lives in […]

Nirvana

Length: 113mins

Director: 謝曉東

Cast: 秦勇、陳波、齊志、曹偉、張軒銘、張志彤

 

Fang was a rock singer when he was 20 some years old. His father was died in heart attack during his concert. Fang was totally destroyed by the sudden death of his father. He left his band without telling anybody. 20 years has past. Fang is a proxy driver now days. He and other characters, just like […]

Blood Hero

Length: 95mins

Director: 呂小龍

Cast: 田牧宸、邱林、孫中藝、崔晶晶

 

In the winter of 1939, Yang Jingyu led the North-east resistance coalition and frustrated on numerous occasions the intention of the Japanese Kwangtung Army to march south.  Japanese adjutant Angu engaged Yang repeatedly and lost every single time.  He proposed to Lieutenant General Changde to capture Yang alive.  He therefore engineered to turn Yang’s right hand man […]

In Pursuit of the General

Length: 94mins

Director: 滕俊傑

Cast: 陳少雲、傅希如、何湗、嚴慶谷、金嘉全

 

Once, there was a big war between two states, Xiang Yu’s CHU and Liu Bang’s HAN. Liu Bang wanted to restore the East, and so he asked Zhang Liang to recruit talents. Thinking highly of Han Xin, a low-ranking officer under Xiang Yu, Zhang wrote a recommendation letter for him. Confident with himself, Han didn’t the letter […]

My Best Friend’s Wedding

Length: 91mins

Director: 陳飛宏

Cast: 馮紹峰、舒淇、鳳小岳、宋茜

 

My best friend’s wedding is produced by Teng Huatao and directed by ChenFeihong. It is a romance and comedy film, featuring by Hsu Chi, Feng Shaofeng, Victoria Song, Ye Qing and Rhydian Vaughan. The story is about when Gujia realizes she loves her long-time friend, Lin Ran, who reveals he’s engaged afterward. Then she made every attempt […]

Mermaid

Length: 93mins

Director: 周星馳

Cast: 鄧超、林允、羅志祥、張雨綺

 

Xuan’s real estate project involved reclamation of the sea, threatening the livelihood of the residents who relied on the sea to make a living.  Bearing family secrets, Shan was dispatched to stop Xuan.  During their encounters, they fall in love with each other.  Even though Xuan stopped the reclamation plan out of his love for Shan, Shan […]

My War

Length: 124 mins

Director: 彭順

Cast: 劉燁、王珞丹、黃志忠、楊佑寧、葉青

 

In the winter of 1951, a small train station in Northeast China became really busy due to the warfare around the region. Sun Beichuan fell in love with Meng Sanxia after their first encounter at the station, while Zhang Luodong and Meng Sanxia became brothers and sisters by happenstance. Ever since then, the destinies of the […]

Tik Tok

Length: 110mins

Director: 李駿

Cast: 鍾漢良、李政宰、郎月婷

 

Yang Xi is a psychologist from Beijing Medical University. During her academic exchange in Seoul, she accepts a burn-disfigured Chinese patient Guo Zhida. During the therapy, Yang Xi feels that Guo Zhida ,who wears a mask, is hiding some serious secrets. At the same time, two football teams from China and Korea are about to enter an […]

XuanZang

Length: 120mins

Director: 霍建起

Cast: 黃曉明

 

The monk Xuanzang travels to India, home of the Buddha, to deepen his study of Buddhist law. His journey westward takes him through deserts and across dangerous borders, but he finally arrives at the sacred Nalanda temple, where he studies dharma with the abbot, Shilabhadra. In 645 AD Xuanzang returns to the Tang capital of Chang’an with […]

The Chinese Orphan

Length: 106mins

Director: 馬崇傑

Cast: 朱強、王蓉蓉、譚孝曾、孟廣祿、舒桐

 

In the Jin State during the Spring and Autumn Period, Tu’an Gu, abusing the emperor’s favor, wantonly kills almost the whole family of Zhao Dun totaling 300-plus people. Zhao Dun’s daughter-in-law Princess Zhuangji gives birth to a son in the palace. To save the only heir of the Zhang Family, Cheng Ying sacrifices his own son. Fifteen […]

Love Without Words

Length: 97mins

Director: 談宜之

Cast: 高強、于月仙、李玉峰

 

A puppy runs into a farmer’s house while escaping from a dog meat restaurant, and the story between the lonely yet stubborn Yu and the dog unfolds. Yu names the dog “Twit”, and Twit pulls Yu’s cart along the country road, crossing a beautiful bridge to nearest town, to repair electronic devices for a living for 11 […]

Blood Bank Burglar

Director: Hung Ching Chen

Writer: Hung Ching Chen

Producer: Hung Ching Chen

Length: 3:05

Starving poor vampire sneaked into a blood bank in a hospital at midnight to find some blood to drink, but out of expectation, he bumped into a tough staff and got into a big fight…

Dandruff gril

Director:Binbin Lu

Cast: Binbin Lu

Length: 2:21

A girl has a lot of dandruff as born.Her dandruff is always like snowing.Thus,what will happen when she works in a restaurant?

Night Peacock

Length: 84mins

Director: 戴思傑

Cast: 黎明、劉亦菲、劉燁、余少群

 

French female student Elsa fell in love with silk researcher, shakuhachi master Mayon, and later in Paris with Mayon’s brother who built tattoos to generate emotion between people.  The former found a line with his ideal silkworm- night peacock, which the peacock butterfly of the night is forever attached in the skin Elsa.

Dead Unanimity

Director: James Hu

Writer: James Hu

Producer: James Hu

Cast: Brigitte Buny, Gary Hudson

Length: 7:14

A rookie undercover agent’s true identity is at stake after uncovering information with damaging implications to her own precinct.

Lake Amber

Director: Wuheyou, Zhang Yang

Producer: Wuheyou

Screenwriter: Wuheyou, Hao Meng

Length: 60:00

Lake Amber is a Chinese independent micro-cinema film written and directed by Wuheyao, loosely based on actual events about a group of teens, detailing their choices in life, adventures and dangers in 1990’s China reform and open up society

Brookesille

Director: Jun Kuang

Writer: Jun Kuang

Producer: Chun Shen, Sile Zhang

Length: 20:35

A 15 year-old smart, rebellious boy struggles to escape from a boarding school when his life changing event — Math Olympiads Competition is approaching in two weeks.

The Good Samaritan

Length: 85mins

Director: 方剛亮

Cast: 趙建寶、徐靜蕾

 

The film story is about love. Nana is nowadays the girl compared to “make”, indulge in the game of the virtual world, but retained the original kind of. The film about a love, a child, a car accident, a life. Story based on real events a courageous girl fiction adapted.

The Mahjong Box

Director: Fabien Gaillard

Producer: Fabien Gaillard

Producer: Jinjin Gong, Mimi Yan

Cast: James Alofs, Tan Zhuo, Ge Zhaomei, Yan Haiqing

Length: 01:32:00

Tom is an American living in Shanghai. Ever since his wife Ling died, Tom has lead a solitary life and fallen prey to depression. He roams the thrilling city, unable to put his life back together. One day, he finds hope upon meeting […]

The Delicious

Director: Yiting Lyu

Writer: Yiting Lyu

Producer: Javier Del Olmo, Yiting Lyu

Cast: Martha Hamilton

Length: 16:36

An actress with an eating disorder is tormented by a woman that looks exactly like her.

Finding Buddha

Director: Zilong Liu

Writer: Xinyue Chen

Producer: Xinyue Chen

Cast: Meinhard St.John, Daisy Shen

Length: 30:00

An American ‘average Joe’ leaves his life behind before his 45th birthday to head to China to ‘find Buddha.’ When he encounters a young tour guide who seems just as lost as he is, they set off on another kind of adventure…

Justice Forever

Length: 90mins

Director: 董玲

Cast: 王洛勇、尤勇、胡明、王政、桑宗忠、董玲

 

The story takes a place in the city of Shi He Zi in Xin Jiang province, Northwest of China. While Hongqi Zhang, a very experienced city prosecutor is preparing his retirement, a transferred prisoner Yunping Zhang disobeys the prison discipline officer’s order. This report really troubles Hongqi Zhang tremendously. With a series of in-depth investigation, Hongqi Zhang […]

Grandpa’s Visit

Director: Yung-Chih Hsu

Writer: Yung-Chih Hsu

Producer: Tanmay Chowdhary

Cast: Kien Sien, Caelan Scrivener

Length: 6:38

An elderly Taiwanese man travels to America to visit his son’s family for the first time in seven years. Soon after his arrival, he’s surprised to learn that his grandson, raised in the US, doesn’t speak Taiwanese or identify with his cultural heritage altogether. The two find themselves struggling […]

Foreign Student

Director: Kenji Lui

Writer: Kenji Lui

Producer: Kenji Lui

Cast: Lin Xie, Michelle Chang

Length: 29:47

The flamboyant life of Lin, a rich Chinese international student studying in San Francisco, is turned upside down when she learns that her family fortune is gone. A nonchalant Taiwanese girl who claims to be her sister approaches and offers assistance. This unexpected reunion soon prompt them to reexamine […]

Man is Beast

Director: Cai O’Leary

Writer: Cai O’Leary

Producer: Amie Nash

Cast: Cai O’Leary, Stephen Hoo

Length: 10:59

We follow the lives of two fighters as they take us on a journey and let us into their lives where we receive an insight as to why they are willing to risk their all in the world of illegal fighting. But all is not what it seems…

Fake Guardians

Length: 92mins

Director: 陳小藝 (陳偉卿)

Cast: 張一山、陳保元、朱晨靈(笑嘻嘻)、謝依霖、張藍心

Liren、Zhiliao、Zichu, default compensation together onto the road of unpaid wages by Li Wanji, the little girl Cici to three people countless troubles. At the same time, Li Wanji, Tianyang trying to find the child again. And in a few people in the process of chasing for their own purposes, a larger plot brewing…… Ultimate evil wishful […]

A-Way

Director: Lien Chien Hung

Writer: Lien Chien Hung

Producer: Ko Chen Nien

Cast: Zhang Jie

A-Way is a substitute civilian serviceman at physically and mentally disability Division. In this office, there are a lot of weird people and things. For A-Way, this is a bizarre but unforgettable memory…

Young Buddha

Length:  11mins06sec

Director: Oliver David Shahery

Cast:

Shaolin Temple enlightens and warns .The documentary through shooting at the monk kids and interviewing of monk Zhenfa showed how the Shaolin Temple help others put down the hatred. The name of he documentary is Wu, for it also shows how the monks grasp the truth.

It’s Drizzling

Director: Lien Chien Hung

Writer: Lien Chien Hung

Producer: Wang Uilin

Cast: Wu Shu Wei, Lei J.C, Yang Cheng Cheng, Wang Tzu Chiang

Length: 24:23

Three teenagers set a beauty trap for a man but failed. They thought they accidentally killed the man! Therefore they decided to abscond to Thailand. Youth is just like a drizzle. When you look back on those days, there was […]

Very Good Paint

Length: 9mins49secs

Director: Daniel Garfield

Cast:

This film is an exploration of the Wushipu oil painting village in Xiamen. The film is from the perspective of the director as he develops his own thoughts about this unique industry. It is a discussion on the difficulties of traveling, how the copies impact on the world of art, and how the future of beautiful images […]

Meizhou Island

Length:  10mins14secs

Director: Joseph Aldo Dalla Betta

Cast:

“Meizhou Island,” the birthplace of the sea goddess Mazu, is a short film about the fading fishing industry and the booming tourism industry on the island.

“Meizhou Island” presents contrasting perspectives on the sea goddess Mazu that are illuminative of a larger cultural shift occurring on the island. The transition away from what has, for decades, […]

Love beyond Eternity

Length: 95mins

Director: 苗煒基

Cast: 詹春堯、楊俊、馮志剛、段秋萍、王婷

鄂西土家龍船河畔的龍船寨女兒會熱鬧非常,感染了走船路過的客家船郎。女兒會上,龍船夫人的女兒阿朵與客家船老大阿龍一見傾心。在充滿考驗性的花鞭拷打之後,已經愛上阿朵的阿龍還是力排眾意獨創“毛古斯”陣。阿龍終於牽住了阿朵的手;沒想到龍船夫人派人將阿龍暴扁一頓。為救阿龍,阿朵只好答應母親離開阿龍。阿朵出家的當天,阿龍出現在迎親隊伍面前,堂而皇之地搶親。阿龍嚴重觸犯了土家的規矩,阿朵衝出人群的包圍撲向阿龍,發誓要與阿龍共生死。龍船河邊,留下了一對戀人親密的倩影;也留下了“妹妹要過河,哪個來推我嘛?”的千古絕唱《龍船調》。

Finding Nanyin

Length: 11mins45secs

Director: Emily Pillemer

Cast:

The film, from the perspectives of director Emily ,narrates a story that Emily listen to a clip of Nanyin music accidentally and then explore Nanyin in Quanzhou in person. In the film, after arriving in Quanzhou, Emily  contacted a student named Chan of Nanyin major in Nanzhou normal university, who serve as a clue in the entire […]

In Motion

Length:  10mins09secs

Director: Jessie Lynn Gant

Cast:

China moves quickly from morning to night. In this film I wanted to capture the fast pace and rhythm of daily life in Fujian. The activity of the film flows from day to night through sports, labor, and daily routines. The time from day to night is the main line. I want to show Xiamen as […]

In the mountains

Director: Mengxue Xiao

Writer: Mengxue Xiao

Producer: Cramer England

Cast: Anthony Ma

Length: 35:00

KEVIN, an America born Chinese man who was adopted by a white middle class family, gets a called from the police telling him that his birth mother was found dead in her apartment. Kevin has to go to LA to take care of the body and stay with his birth father […]

Yugur Girl

Length: 10mins35secs

Director: Lucia Bonells

Cast:

I’ve followed Guo during a four day visit to Sunan, her hometown. We’ve visited the city, some stores and her family. Guo is a Yugur Girl, this means that she is an heir of an ancient culture, one of the 56 ethnic groups that live in the inmense country of China. She is also a young woman […]

Lord of Shanghai

Length: 110mins

Director: 胡雪樺

Cast: 胡軍、秦昊、鳳小岳、余男、李夢、喬翰·厄布、劉佩琦、多布吉、白靈、何賽飛

 

The story is set in early 20th century. Country girl Cassia is sold as a maid to a Shanghai brothel, where Madam Shin considers her a no- count big foot with big breasts. But Cassia soon becomes the favorite of the triad Lord of Hong Men, Chang Lixiong – the Lord of Shanghai. Leaving a meeting with […]

A history of sheeps

Length:  10mins56secs

Director: Ezequiel Vega

Cast:

In Gansu province, inside the Sunan county, where mountains and grasslands are everywhere, two families that living in farms tells their ways of life. Since nomadism, that still remains, where people traveled for all the land searching the best pasture, until today´s commerce, animal husbandry and industry. Told by an external point of view, the filmmaker´s own […]

Soul Mate

Length: 109mins

Director: 曾國祥

Cast: 李成彬、周冬雨、馬思純

 

Since the very beginning of middle school, at thirteen years old, Qiyue and Ansheng become best friends as if fate falls on them. Two girls contrasting personalities are attracted to each other, just like water meets fire. They thought they would stay in each other’s life forever. However, they fell in love with the same guy since […]

Gaiwan

Length: 12mins20secs

Director: Sashica Archary

Cast:

The amazing story of a historical cup known as Gaiwan, which has played a pivotal role in China since from different dynasties ages ago to the modern world where the tradition is still nurtured by the elderly and not fully embraced by the youth.  Min ya gu bu, is an elder who shares his great wisdom about […]

Love

Length:  10mins00sec

Director: Ignacio

Cast:

In sunan county,anyu and lan zhixiong, two elders have lived happily together for more than 50 years. they both keep the yugur tradition alive by their vocational activities. anyu works everyday weaving her herd with the help of her husband, making the famous and colorful traditonal clothes that everyone loves and admire, not only in town also in […]

Prefect Imperfection

Length: 90mins

Director: 陳兵

Cast: 安宰賢、安以軒、方中信
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The film is about the restaurant owner Ye Xiaomeng (Ady An), a Virgo, who becomes a 3S lady because of her fetish about relationship cleanliness and pursuit for perfect love. Her bestie Yaoyao (Wang Shuaishuai) jokingly calls her a girl with Virgin Complex. Leng An (Ahn Jae-hyun), the chief editor of a gourmet magazine, also a […]

Short Circuit

Director: Marina Bruno

Writer: Marina Bruno

Producer: Marina Bruno

Cast: Dave Campbell, Randy Mars

Length: 5:09

A driver recklessly races to the finish line.

Fields of Hope

Length: 11mins10secs

Director: Condurache

Cast:

The future of the village is in the hands of his leader. He must create a better future. The responsibility it is on him, he must transform the hope in reality.

Hands of Man

Length:  12mins21secs

Director: Filisan Cosmin Daniel

Cast:

The story of hard working men from Dongxiang village, who use their expertise of crafting some of the great wool felting garments. The technique is of high prestige used with traditional style of mastery having some challenges to keep up with the contemporary times. The documentary covers interviews  of some of the prolific operatives, Ma Shele, […]

Blademaster

Length: 10mins43secs

Director: Tristan Schafer

Cast:

Ma Yunwei, is a 34 year old blade master from Gansu. He is a superbly great swords master striving to enrich the legacy of the Mongolian tradition from the recorded time of Genghis Khan.Ma Yunwei takes the audience on an illustrious process of manufacturing a sword in stages that gradually build the momentum right through to the […]

Birth of the Dragon

Length: 103mins

Director: George Nolfi

Cast: Philip Ng、Xia Yu、Billy Magnussen、Jin Xing、Jingjing Qu、Simon Yin

Young, up-and-coming martial artist, Bruce Lee, challenges legendary Kung Fu master Wong Jack Man to a no-holds-barred fight in Northern California.

The Guo Zhaung Dance

Length: 11mins05secs

Director: Ong Xiaohui

Cast:

Guo Zhuang is a series of dance by KHAMPA Tibetan dance. Kangding is one the Kamba people living city of the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Region. Two professional teachers of Tibetan dance in the documentary tells the story of their ideas and experiences. Through the documentary, we hope to find out more about values of KHAMPA Tibetan in […]

STILL

Length:  10mins15secs

Director: Franco Dupuy

Cast:

STILL is not a common documentary. It’s more like an essay. STILL is about the Yugur Culture inside the national museum. Lorraine will be our guide, translator and map. We will hear folk songs, attend to traditional weddings, and wear Yugur clothes. Uses and costumes. However, that is not the end. In fact, STILL is about how […]

The love song of Kangding 2016

Length:  10mins38secs

Director: Eunice Chen

Cast:

This film tells the story that Kang Ding people from different ages what they feel about the love song. It influenced people who live there by both traditional version and new version songs. The songs like their blood, filing in every development of the culture.

 

Kindred Spirit

Length: 11mins35secs

Director: Ethel Chua Jia En

Cast:

We were shooting is the theme of Kangding bazaar of emotion. Through getting along with Tibetans in Kangding, we learn a lot, including thanksgiving of every thing in life and life meaning. We want to depict Kangding Tibetan people’s daily life in order to show that insignificant but extraordinary significance “shining moment”, reflecting Kinship, love […]

Silk Road Hero:Khan’s Arrow

Length: 100mins

Director: 楊小朴、方軍、劉全瑋、鄭曉佳

Cast: 魯諾、馮兵、潘時七、趙育瑩、艾麗婭、蘇國濤、敖爾其楞、張宏、安安、孫曉武、張力夫、塔那花日、孫曉文、王雨嘉、姍姍

The film on the Silk Road as the historical background of golden age, About Datang and princess LiYu and grassland, With the help of champion Xia Yunfan the AmuTing after suffering eventually grow as a hero, maintaining the peace of the Silk Road history story.

Edge of the Clouds

Length:  13mins56secs

Director: Hanna Kaihlanen

Cast:

Zhujinnong is a shibi, the spiritual leader of Qiang ethnic minority.The Qiang people have lived in the mountains of Northwest China for hundreds of years, and their religion arises from the surrounding nature. Shibi, as the communicator between the Gods of nature and the community, runs certain important ceremonies to pray for health, fortune and safety. The […]

Beautiful World

Director: Teddy H. Wang

Length: 20:12

Mei is trying to figure out why a man who always appear in her dream, till one day after school she meet this man on street.

East Gate Village

Length: 12mins10secs

Director: Charlotte Maria Forsgaard

Cast:

The film mainly tells Qiang people of the east gate village of Wenchuan County of Sichuan province to be strong after the 2008 earthquake reconstruction. This film mainly reflects through a Qiang woman’s experience after the earthquake and the scene after the reconstruction.

 

Reverse Psychology

Director: Marina Bruno

Writer: Marina Bruno

Producer: Marina Bruno

Cast: David E Lee, Chris Cottrell, Marina Bruno, Dave Campbell

Length: 7:30

A mentally ill patient violently resists getting any help from his therapist.

Impressions about A Traditional Wedding

Length: 11mins10secs

Director: Silvia Sofia Montes

Cast:

‘IMPRESSIONS ON A TRADITIONAL WEDDING’ its a film about the sight of a girl who comes from Argentina, she describes a feast that has disappeared a long time ago, the YuGur traditional wedding.

This film records the whole procedure of the wedding faithfully, It includes the culture of folk songs , traditional meals, traditional dress and so […]

Jindalai Flower

Length:  9mins55secs

Director: Laura  Arboleda

Cast:

Changchun have some few groups. Their career and  life are different.They are all from yanbian, with the same yearning  and  the same concern for his hometown, at the same time, the same love to the real life.Time is flowing, the visible symbol is changing, the  feelings are not changing.Though  the group is small, power is great.When integrated […]

Somewhere Connected

Length: 89mins

Director: 陳沖

Cast: 艾偉、肖彥博

 

The Film “Somewhere Connected”, the back ground is between the school and family. Three school-mates in the second class of senior middle school connected with teachers, parents and friends. Due to the fact, there is the beauty of life.

Search for the Manchus

Length: 10mins01sec

Director: Evan Luchkow

Cast:

The Manchu Qing Dynasty used to rule over all of China, but where are the Manchu people in the 21st century? After centuries of contact with Han Chinese, Manchu culture seems to be fading from memory and only a handful of people can still speak the Manchu language. Filmmaker Evan Luchkow travels to Jilin Province in Northeast […]

Bamboo Flow

Length:  11mins21secs

Director: Pedro Ramirez Pereira Duarte

Cast:

The leading character of documentary is a woman from a normal village of Jingning county. The documentary record the process that cutting down the bamboo shoot and dealing with it. It also records her daily life. Use the connection between human and bamboo shoot to show the natural conception of homeland. It reflects conception that […]

The Guardsmen

Length:  9mins48sec

Director: Hardar Reichman

Cast:

The life of narendalai reflect current situation of Durhut people.Gurizhabu introduces his story about beginning work as a guardsman. All stories reflect the modern life of the guardsmen.

 

Carving Art

Length: 11mins30secs

Director: Gabriele Zannotti

Cast:

 

Woodcarving is a kind of Arts and Crafts produced by the use of wood, in accordance with the needs of our lives and the needs of continuous culture.

Jianchuan is also known as the home of woodcarving and XingYi represents the biggest and most important center of woodcarvers.

Inside this factory is possible to appreciate the entire process of […]

League of Gods

Length: 109mins

Director: 許安、楊龍澄

Cast: 李連杰、古天樂、向佐、梁家輝、祖峰、安志傑、范冰冰、黃曉明、陳小春、文章、楊穎、許晴

Three thousand years ago at the end of the Shang Dynasty, the fatuous King Zhou who was bewitched by Su Daji, and Shen Gongbao planned to create dark forces of the black dragon to ruin the world. The people were destitute. In order to stop them from ruining the world, Jiang Ziya commanded Lei Zhenzi, Nezha and […]

Here is Xinjiang

Length: 78mins

Director: 蘇磊

 

The documentary “Here is Xinjiang”, composed of 20 units, three and half minutes for each and 78mins in all, has artistic and shocking pictures, exquisite and pleasant music, and no language dialogue. This film, directed by 12 directors of China Tianshan Film Studio, taking 2 years at unique visual angle in the internal temperature, is a full shot […]

River Songs

Length: 10mins31secs

Director: Gorjan Markovski

Cast:

The JingHang river of Grand Canal in China is the longest artificial river in the world, passing through four of China’s provinces. It’s on its banks in which we see young and old of Beijing at all times of day and engaging in activities that show a city negotiating between tradition and modernity “River Songs” looks at […]

Protection

Length: 18mins*3

Director: 瞿中梁

Cast: 翟中梁、林浩翔、吳潛一、周昂、趙澤辰、孫顥然、陳聖浩、林詩涵、陳眾儀、康諾、徐添樂、張宇翔、朱運、蔡悅人、宋宛玲、張榆晗、蘇國華

“I will protect you” is specially made to meet at the G20 summit of hangzhou, from hangzhou Guyi creativity co., LTD. And hangzhou television children’s channel taken together. Taiwan gold producer jennfer Lin as producer, director of international Zhai Zhongliang as director. “I will protect you” by telling a group of smart baby intelligence fight stupid thief, […]

The Ancient Village

Length:  10mins30secs

Director: Yvette Nikolov

Cast:

A young woman travels from the Netherlands to China, ambitious to meet and portray a Li family living in an old village in the south of Hainan. She expected to find this authentic life and traditions of the Li minority in Coconut Field Ancient Village. But when arriving, she saw a parking full of touring cars and […]

One Women

Length: 20mins

Director: 王睿沉、韓若彤

Cast: 紅雨

 

《一個人》講述了一個剛剛出道的新人女歌手Sanni,和音樂製作人阿非,兩個人在工作過程中互相產生了感情,Sanni 性格爽朗倔強,從小有著音樂夢想,阿非是個音樂天才,但性格及其孤僻,深沉而敏感,不太擅長處理人際關係,兩個人在一次工作過程中,相識相愛,但因為生活習慣不同,性格不同,而最後分手。故事中阿非為了讓Sanni去美國進修,不惜找好友妮可來演戲故意氣走她,兩人經歷了一段非常糾結而悲傷的愛情故事!

Harmony

Length:  10mins58sec

Director: R.C. PRANAV

Cast:

My film is based on the musical culture of Xinjiang, the Muqam. The film reflects the emotions evoked by the music of Muqam, the happiness and vibrant spread of music in the people as well as the deep rooted love within the ethnic group of Uyghur. The music and the dance is the highlight of my film. […]

Office

Length: 45mins*52

Director: 李木戈 (李牧鴿)

Cast: 王耀慶、魏千翔、潘之琳、應采兒、巴圖、王策、王偉源、邱璐璠、閻娜

 

Workplace needs stratagem and love involves combat, so what should we do is to fight with elegance.’ The words come from the story between Xunuo and Shen Zhize. No matter what kinds of difficulties that life gives to you, the strength in mind and the insistence in character are always the key parts that help you […]

The Miao Village

Length:  10mins50secs

Director: George Howard Rees-Jones

Cast:

It’s a documentary about the Miao Village and the soul instrument of Miao Chinese – Lusheng.Through the talks with three local people, an all-rounded picture of Lusheng unfolds in front of us. Simple portraits of every faces and every spots in the village provide the audiences an immersive experience to the life in the village which […]

Princess Eun Hwa

Director: Dave Zhang

Writer: Dave Zhang, Xie Star, Chen Xiao, Tang Rousang and Sun Mengzhu

Producer: Yiping Yu

Cast: Lee Song Lee, Kang Ju Yeon, Choi Seong Hun

Length: 38:12

‘Princess Eun Hwa’ is a story about an ancient Korean young princess who constantly falls in love with princes from different kingdoms of her fantasies. Whereas in reality, she is forced by her evil uncle […]

YiHai Alliance

Length: 42mins*36

Director: 王偉民

Cast: 劉之冰、遊大慶、潘雨辰、談莉娜、白威、原維、李洪濤、譚陽、舒蕭霖

 

The area inhabited by Yi people in Liangshan, Sichuan, is strategically situated and not easily accessible with tough folk customs. It has been an excellent military stronghold since ancient times. Cruelly hunted by the 500,000 Kuomintang troops, the 30,000 men and women of the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army strategically crossed the Jinsha River, and came […]

Foolish Plans

Length: 114mins

Director: 江濤

Cast: 王寧、修睿、王自健、王鷗、王硯輝、劉雅瑟

 

“Foolish Plans”tells a story among three buddies who have different personalities but treat each other like their own brothers. Song Ge eldest brother is a clear and mischievous person, and the second brother Xiao Feng is pure and honest, while the youngest brother A Zheng is humorous and sensitive. The three are involved into a wrong case […]

Nuomi’s apple

Length: 90 mins

Director: 王军

Cast: 刘祉佑、侯婧颖、于菲菲

 

The film is about a story, school hands out each student an apple, the apple that monitor Nuo Mi left for his sick sister has gone, students all suspect that it was stolen by Yao Guo, and Yao Guo finds a way to return the apple eaten by brother Yao Di to Nuo Mi.

Shu Yan

Length: 10mins09secs

Director: Hash Perambalam

Cast:

Shuyan is a young brand planner who lives in a Hutong. We follow him as he shares with us his love for Chinese tradition and his longing to return to a simpler time. He came to Beijing for work from his hometown Changchun. He decided to live in small but traditional Hutong despite the fact that he […]

Signs, Words, Sounds

Length:  12mins52sec

Director: Dusko Stanivuk

Cast:

Preservation of traditions is one of the most important tasks in modern society and probably the main reason why I choose a subject of ancient Naxi music. In my home country traditions are endangered by sped up way of living and always present feeling that we don’t have enough time. I was reading about long living tradition […]

The Lotus Flower

Length: 10mins12sec

Director: Luca Principi

Cast:

We tell the story if a young couple of woodcarvers we met by coincidence while exploring a factory. We wanted to communicate in the deepest way possible some specific feelings in the viewer soul. We show their inner perspective through our unique artistic view, given by a deeply reasoned choice of music, sounds and images.

Roots

Length:  11mins11secs

Director: Luca Agnani

Cast:

This video is focus on the residential building and life of nation custom. The film through shooting the environment and folkway show the current living situation of Bai people’s life. The first half of this film is mainly showing the scenery of the Cang mountain and the erhai lake, and the latter half is mainly showing the […]

Juvenile Avanti

Length: 12mins*104

Director: 郭葳嬌

 

Juvenile Avanti is based on Avanti’s boyish life and study, which shows a naughty, innocent, humorous, optimistic, righteous and kind growing experience of Avanti. It subscribes a happy life that Avanti help others solve various problems by using his wisdom courage and justice.

Legendary Number One Scholar – Lun Manchui

Length: 138mins

Director: 鄧原、潘鈞

Cast: 丁凡、蔣文瑞

A brief introduction to the film Legendary Number One Scholar – Lun Manchui. The Cantonese opera film Legendary Number One Scholar – Lun Manchui is adapted from the Cantonese opera A Legend of Lun Manchui which was co-starred by Ding Fan and Jiang Wenduan of the Cantonese Opera Troupe of Guangdong, two famous Cantonese opera artists and […]

Saving Mr. Wu

Length: 106mins

Director: 丁晟

Cast: 劉德華、劉燁、吳若甫、王千源、李夢、林雪

 

《Saving Mr. Wu》is an action/crime/thriller, based on the true events of an infamous kidnapping of a movie star.Outside of a busy bar street during the holidays, Hong Kong actor Mr. Wu (Andy Lau) gets taken away by Zhang Hua (Qianyuan Wang) who is disguised as a police officer.After receiving news of the possible kidnapping, the police dispatches […]

Shanha Girlfriend

Length: 93mins

Director: 黃丹

Cast: 三強、繆婷茹、蔣曉瑜

 

Because of dissatisfaction with his parents ‘ commercial arranged marriage,urban “affluent second generation”Zhong Kaijie ran away from his wedding and encounted a   girl who from She ethnic minority group named Lei Xinyu fortuitously. They fell in love at first sight and also appreciated each other. However,beautiful flower always has her lovers early. Zhong Kaijie took the initiative […]

Flow Slowly

Length:  8mins36secs

Director: Suin Kim

Cast:

Film is an exploration of Xi’an Huxian peasant paintings. The entire film from director herself for the city’s unique rhythm of life and traditional culture of perspective and thinking process. This is a time on the journey in the sense of enlightenment, for a return to traditional rural life and folk customs.

 

Eat Pray Love

Length: 10mins sec

Director: Kim Loyou

Cast:

Our film tells us a story of Hui. First, a guide Bai Bo in Great Mosque let us know about the worship. Second, he tells us the stipulation of Quran. Finally, he tells us the relationship between the Han and Hui. It is a sweet story to lead you knows the secret of Chinese Muslim.

 

Love Greetings

Length: 47mins

Director: 苗煒基

Cast: 徐龍剛、王芳、丁水林、魏翔玲、朱怡夢

Min Yue is a normal community’s police. She cares the people from community no matter working days or off days. Due to an emergency happened in the weekend, she can’t company with her daughter to practice violin.  She has to handle the disputes in the community.  When she see the difficulties of the mental challenged girl, she […]

My Uncle Zhou Enlai

Length: 45mins*49

Director: 陳力

Cast: 孫維民、黃薇、唐國強、丁柳元

 

Beginning with Chinese People’s Liberation Army marching in Beiping in 1949 and ending with the passing away of Premier Zhou Enlai in 1976, the TV serial describes the work and life of Premier Zhou during these 27 years. Premier Zhou attended Bandung Conference in Indonesia at the risk of Kuomintang spy’s assassination without any fear; He made […]

The medal Carved in Millstone

Length: 97mins

Director: 劉小寧

Cast: 劉佩琦、宗萍、姚闊、徐爽

 

狼牙山五壯士倖存者之一宋學義,建國後復員回到家鄉,他立志帶領村民開荒,解決當地人多地少的局面,卻因為勳章意外丟失讓自己陷入了一張風波。最終他憑藉著自己堅韌不屈的性格,忍委屈遭惡罵終於帶領鄉親父老走上了富康道路。

Dong Songs Through Generations

Length:  10mins25secs

Director: Synne Akselberg

Cast:

This short documentary explains the importance of song to the Dong people in Xiaohuang village. We encounter two people famous for their singing talents from different generations, and see how the traditions of Dong songs are passed on and cherished. Our first character is Pansa Yinhua (70 years old), who has been singing since she was a […]

Long Hair Song

Length: 11mins40secs

Director: Soumee•Biswas

Cast:

It’s a story about the Yao tradition of keeping long hair. We delve into this mystic culture trough our protagonist Pan Yongyan. She is a 31 year old woman of the Yao tribe who runs a restuarant.  We see the Long Ji march 3rd Long hair festival where we witness the hair cutting ceremony.We also see her daily […]

Hot Girl

Length: 45mins*37

Director: 袁曉滿

Cast: 馬可、迪麗熱巴、劉潺、王洋
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The Nanqing-based Flame Shield Security Company selected bodyguard from a group led by Guan Xiaodi, a young and beautiful girl. Finally, Guan Xiaodi, a kung-fu master, and Liang Dawei, a car master, et al., had passed the examination and assessment, and entered the training camp. Under the training of the drill sergeant, they had been reborn. […]

The Flower of Northeast China

Length: 12mins17secs

Director: Austin Kvaale

Cast:

Northeast China’s ‘Er Ren Zhuan’ is a folk art that emerged and matured through three hundred years of spirited, uninterrupted development in the fertile lands of Northeast China. In Er Ren Zhuan, one male and one female performer play out stories from among the common people themselves. They sing joyfully and sorrowfully of the countless ups and […]

Emily

Director:  Jun Xia

Producer: Guannan Li

Length: 12:00

Emily comes back for a revenge of John and Jane after she dies of giving birth to a baby.
When John abandons his wife, Emily, who dies giving birth at home, she becomes a ghost to get revenge on her husband John and in the end, Emily punishes John.

The Gift

Director: Yuanyuan Chen

Producer: Yuanyuan Chen

Cast: Sayo Takada, Roy Ambrasohn, Allen Rowe

Length: 11:21

A father and lover’s protectiveness of a young woman results in the father and daughter’s death.

Hero Dog 2

Length: 45mins*42

Director: 袁曉滿

Cast: 張雲龍、王洋、王煜、童瑤
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Xiaoqi followed its savior Ou Ye to the pet hotel, but Ou Ye cannot remember it. Xiaoqi attempted to help Ou Ye regains her memory while “contesting with” Bao Yu. Finally, it made it. Ou Ye carried Xiaoqi’s wish of competing with Mary (a star dog) into effect, and Xiaoqi also brought Ou Ye and Bao […]

Dream on the ridge

Length: 100mins

Director: 方軍

Cast: 張斌、安偉、段亞軍

 

This story is created and shot based on an excellent private teacher named Zhang Xuecheng in Qingyang City,Gansu Province,who was a national model worker and known as “Paul in teaching”, and his wife Bai Fuxiu, who has won the national “Women Pace-Setter”, telling that Zhang Xuecheng treated students as his own children and dedicated his whole life […]

My Love-Li Sister

Length: 10mins18secs

Director: Ena Omerovic

Cast:

A 30-year old woman travels from Europe to Hainan, the Chinese island of romance. Inspired by the old Li tradition of marriage proposal whereby young Li men sing to conquer Li girls’ hearts she starts her quest for the stories of these couples. Her first destination is the annual Third March Festival in Baisha, also called the […]

Taizhou,The City We Loved

Length: 25mins

Director: 於建鎂

Cast: 秦啟東、黎一墨、楊軍、李瑜玲

 

北方城市的小伙子李北為了迎娶南方古城的戀人梅南,一下飛機就展開了浪漫而又隆重的求婚。然而,梅南拒絕了他的戒指,提出了一個大家都沒有想到的要求:請用一座城來娶我……

Palace Lantern

Length: 10mins35secs

Director: Worawut Phukhokway

Cast:

Palace lanterns have been traditional Chinese culture for more than 1,400 years. But a lot of Chinese people know nothing about palace lanterns and they don’t know the fact that palace lanterns are dying out. But there are some people who are trying to protect and save palace lanterns. They are the lantern makers. Nowadays, there are […]

Yang Ko

Length: 45mins*79

Director: 郭靖宇、柏杉

Cast: 楊志剛、楊紫、王奎榮、劉芊含

 

In 1930s, a beggar Haimao returned to Haiyang of Shandong for searching relatives. Unexpectedly, enemies Wu and Zhao two large families from generation to generation in Tiger Bay not only force Haimao’s parents who violated family disciplines to death, but also sank Haimao to sea. Miss Wu Ruoyun and fisher girl Zhao Xiangyue as well as pirate […]

Man is What He Eats

Length:  11mins 22secs

Director: Fabio Ragni

Cast:

The video talking about a travel.This travel is around the food in China,is the travel of an Italian boy,that want to find the real essence of the food culture in this beautiful country.This video starts with a fast description about Yunnan region.After that the video talks about the market in Dali,and so there is the first […]

Brave Heart

Length: 45mins*76

Director: 郭靖宇、柏杉、劉礴

Cast: 楊志剛、杜若溪、於毅、張少華、劉芊含、肖茵

Huo Xiaolin offended public security commander Zhao Jinhu and escaped from Xiyang. Zhao Jinhu and escaped from Xiyang. Zhao Jinhu dressed a bandit and killed the whole family of Huo Xiaolin. Huo Xiaolin apprenticed to learn martial and disguised arts and killed Zhao Jinhu with coordination of Miss Mei. Huo Xiaolin and Miss Mei were affectionate, but […]

Forever

Length: 11mins5secs

Director: Simon Pickles

Cast:

Long ago, there were seven suns in the world. The heat of the suns caused the earth to crack, trees and crops to die and water to dry up. The people who lived under the baking heat of the suns could hardly live. Then, one day, a man named Houyi, armed with a bow and arrow, shot […]

That water, that Man, That Mountain

Length:  11mins35secs

Director: Deepti Rao

Cast:

Mr.Chen and his wife live in Bama, a longevity village in Guangxi, China. The village is a special place where the water and air have healing properties. The village attracts a lot of visitors. The film is a brief look into the lives of Mr.Chen and his wife and their relationship with Bama.

I wanted to find out […]

My opera heart

Length: 11mins05secs

Director: Celine Simons

Cast:

Wang Chun is an opera singer by heart. She lives with her parents in Fushan Town, on the Island Hainan. Singing opera is all she’s ever known. As she tries to walk in her father’s footsteps, she performs in the Opera troupe “Hainan Li Hua”. But in the spare hours that she is not singing Hainan stories […]

Nirvana in Fire

Length: 45mins*54

Director: 孔笙、李雪

Cast: 胡歌、王凱、劉濤、王維德、陳龍、劉敏濤

 

Twelve years ago, seventy thousand Chiyan soldiers annihilated with injustice in Meiling after a bloody battle because of the treacherous court official that cheats the fatuous monarch. LIN Shu who is the young marshal of Chiyan regained his residual life from the gate of hell. After the pain of loved ones losing and great deals suffering, his […]

Good Time

Length: 45mins*38

Director: 夏曉昀

Cast: 胡歌、王曉晨、許亞軍、韓東君、周楚楚、徐百卉

Yuan Hao, a man with successful career, met Mao Xiaochun, an outspoken ophthalmologist in the grassland. The brief encounter later led to a long and tortuous relation between the two. When the pair of devoted lovers was at the door of “marriage”, they were again faced with unprecedented challenges.

Mr. Six

Length: 137 mins

Director: 管虎

Cast: 冯小刚、许晴、李易峰、吴亦凡、梁静

Mr. Six was a notorious, streetwise hooligan in Beijing when he was young. After 30 years, the has-been is diagnosed with heart disease and lives by himself in a hutong. One day, his son, Xiaobo, is taken by a group of rich kids after offending them. Enraged by the gang’s unruly customs, Mr. Six summons his […]

PAPA

Length: 106mins

Director: 鄭瀟

Cast: 夏雨、宋祖儿、吳大維、北美崔哥、江珊、楊紫

 

A bumbling Chinese talent manager, Huang, travels to L.A. to retrieve his singer who fled to elope mid-tour. Instead of retrieving his singer, his futile attempts land him an arranged marriage, give adopted kids and an angry boss demanding his investment back.

Sanity

Director: Peter Wang

Producer: Nick Wei

Cast: Peter Wang, Li Jingjing

Length:

Chow is a member of a Chinese triad operating in Chinatown, Los Angeles, after losing his best friend during a shooting with a rival gang. Chow travels back to China to pay respects to his deceased friend’s mother.

Heirs of Xibe Archery

Length: 10mins16sec

Director: Alice Andreoli Hirata

Cast:

The Xibe ethnic group crossed China from east to west in order to defend the western border in the XVIII century. Their main weapons were bows and arrows. Since then, they have kept their archery alive, passing it from generation to generation. What started as a way of defending the country became a sport that they […]

Inked in Tradition

Length:  10mins20secs

Director: Michael Cannon Miller

Cast:

Traditional Chinese paintings have found a new form, in the tattoo designs of the country’s talented artists. The combination of the ancient and the modern has reinvented the tattoo for a new generation. This new approach has changed attitudes through the preservation and adoration of Chinese art forms and by showing that modern can be rooted […]

River of Belief

Length: 90mins

Director: 陳逸恆

Cast: 黃薇、董慧、華子、田小傑

 

Someone said that the long march is an unprecedented feat on the history of PRC, and someone said that it is a last resort tour of a shift in strategy and suffering. No matter what comment come from history, the long march itself should be remembered forever. All the members of the River of Belief, held on […]

The Purest Eyes

Length: 22mins

Director: 苗煒基

Cast: 楊劍銘、呂妍昕、鄭偉、王德龍、宇宙

A photograph called “The Purest Eyes” is made by a friend is touching Tingting Xu deeply. In the photo, a boy’s eyes are clean and pure. Then, she decides to become a volunteer for teaching. However, when she goes to that poor school, she doesn’t see the boy. The boy has to quit school and herd sheep […]

Youth of Ice and Fire

Length: 47mins*44

Director: 潘鏡丞

Cast: 賈乃亮、穎兒、杜淳、林小瓏

This TV drama illustrates the love and hatred among a group of young men born in the 1980s. As an inspirational TV play, this drama tells how these young men step into the society after leaving the campus, how they encounter twists and turns and overcome difficulties, how they fall in love but break up with each […]

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