15 movies shortlisted at Beijing Int'l Film Festival
Updated: 2016-04-07 09:54
According to the organizing committee on Wednesday, 15 out of 433 films from 42 countries and regions have been accepted for the main competition and a chance at the Tiantan Award.[Photo/Xinhua]
According to the organizing committee on Wednesday, 15 out of 433 films from 42 countries and regions have been accepted for the main competition and a chance at the Tiantan Award, which offers honors in ten categories, including best feature film, best director, best actor, best actress and best music.
Besides Brett Ratner, the jury of the Tiantan Award also includes Teddy Chan from Hong Kong, German director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu, Japanese director Yojiro Takita, Bosnian director Danis Tanovic and Chinese actress Xu Qing.
Spanish films "A Perfect Day" and "Tiempo Sin Aire" are on the shortlist, which is also shared by Canadian film "Grand Unified Theory", "I am a teacher" from Russia, Polish "Klezmer", Danish "Land of Mine" and contestants from Romania, Germany, Britain, Georgia, Argentina and China.
The event will open on April 16 and run until 23.
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