CIFF Awards Announced; Zhang Xianmin Interviewed
Poster for The Old Donkey (dir. Li Ruijun)
The Seventh China Independent Film Festival concluded in Nanjing on October 25, with awards given to the following narrative feature films:
First Prize: The Old Donkey, dir. Li Ruijun Second Prize: Rivers and My Father, dir. Li Luo Debut Prize: Piercing, dir. Liu Jian
Special Mentions: Single Man, dir. Hao Jie Cleaning, dir. Yuan Fei
Additionally, the following films were screened as part of the CIFF Top 10 Documentaries program:
Xue Jianqiang: Martian Syndrome Zhang Zanbo: A Song of Love, Maybe Qiu Jiongjiong: Madame Mao Chenyu: Triumph of the Will Guo Xiaolu: Once Upon a Time Proletarian Chen Xinzhong: Zhong Sheng Wang Qingren: Game Theory Yang Yishu: On the Road Zhou Hao: Cop Shop Li Ning: Tape
CIFF organizer (and dGenerate consultant) Zhang Xianmin discusses the Festival with Christen Cornell for Artspace China.