According to our correspondence (stringer Li Qian and Li Shuang), the press conference of the 7th Silk Road International Film Festival was held in Xi’an which is an ancient capital of China on the night of September 25th. Announced by the Organizing Committee, the Film Festival, which is directed by The State Film Administration of China and hosted by the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province and Fujian Province will be held from October 11th to 16th in Xi’an, China.
The festival whose theme is “The Silk Road connects the world, films and civilizations” highlights the idea of a Community with a Shard Future for Mankind, which focuses on highlighting the characteristics of “One Belt And One Road”. The festival that aims to create a professional and international film festival sets up supporting activities of the film carnival and many main activities such as special recommendation, film exhibition, film forum and film market.
It is reported that the Silk Road International Film Festival that has been held six times was launched in 2014, which is an important platform for film exchanges and cooperation between countries and regions along the Silk Road. The local government has been working to improve the environment for film production in order to attract outstanding film talent and investment.
At the previous press conference of the film festival, the organizers introduced that the Silk Road International Film Festival would be held from October 11 to 16. Of the 102 films displayed in cinemas, more than 70% of them came from countries and regions along the silk road. A team of special referees will be formed by Iranian director Asha fahati, Chinese director Lu Chuan, Israeli director Amos Jitai, Sri Lanka film critic Ashley ratanawihusana, Polish female director magozata schmovzka, Italian film producer Paul del Bloch and Chinese actress Song Jia. They will select special recommendations from 17 selected films Recommend feature films, documentaries and cartoons.