China-US film and TV festivals shine in 18th year – Xinhua

(Xinhua)

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a motion that declares November 2022 Chinese American Film Festival Month and Chinese American Television Festival Month in the most populous county in the United States. United.

by Julia Pierrepont III

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) — The 18th China-US Film Festival and China-US Television Festival kicked off on Friday evening.

Several hundred smartly dressed and tuxedoed Chinese and Hollywood celebrities and guests gathered at the Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel for the cultural event, which aims to promote exchanges and cooperation in the film and television industry between China and United States.

More than 400 cinematographic and television works will be screened during the festivals. A total of 10 films won the Golden Angel Award at this year’s event, including ‘My Country, My Parents’, ‘Nice View’, ‘Schemes in Antiques’, ‘Sunshine of My Life’ and ‘Between Us’. .

The festival awarded the most popular American film awards in China to Universal Pictures’ sci-fi action film “Jurassic World Dominion” and the animated film “The Bad Guys”, to the epic sci-fi fiction “Dune” from Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures fantastic film “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”.

Zhang Ping, Chinese consul general in Los Angeles, said at the opening ceremony that the event is an important platform for exchanges and cooperation in the film and television industry between the two countries.

In her speech at the opening ceremony, US Congresswoman Judy Chu praised the “incredible” organizers of the event which showcases the power of film and culture.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a motion that declares November 2022 as Chinese American Film Festival Month and Chinese American Television Festival Month in the states’ most populous county. -United.

Founded in 2005 by EDI Media Inc., the annual event is usually held in November in Los Angeles.

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