The achievements of China's reconstruction programme, affecting the capital, the countryside, factories and markets. Despite three successive years of natural disasters, an improvement is seen in the national economy.
A tribute to the art of Yang Sheng of the Hand Puppet Theatre. His repertoire calls for the impersonation of a great variety of characters including wise scholars, dashing generals and forsaken ... More »
Acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou - a 'Fifth Generation' master of Chinese cinema whose films include Raise the Red Lantern and Red Sorghum - has delivered a gentle comedy of manners and morals. More »
South of the Clouds (Yun de Nan Fang)ChinaWinner of the Best Film and FIPRESCI prizes at this year's Hong Kong Film Festival, South of the Clouds is a bittersweet tale of one man's long-awaited ... More »
With Operation Free Lunch, director Lixin Fan (a guest of the festival this year) looks at the impact of social media as a force for good in China. ... Lixin's debut feature documentary Last Train ... More »