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2017 U.S.-China Film Summit and Gala

Asia Society Southern California's Eighth Annual U.S.-China Film Summit and Gala will continue to lead the conversation — through keynote and panel discussions— about the Hollywood-China relationship creating, making, marketing and distributing filmed content to the two biggest entertainment markets in the world.

November 1, 2017 8:00am to 9:00pm

Society Southern California is delighted to honor director and writer Feng Xiaogang, acclaimed as "China's Spielberg," at our Eighth Annual U.S.-China Film Summit and Gala Dinner on November 1. We're also pleased to partner on a film tribute to Mr. Feng presented by China Onscreen and the UCLA Film & Television Archive. The screenings, in late October and early November, will include the Los Angeles premiere of his newest film, Youth.

The Film Summit is the most prestigious U.S. gathering of Hollywood and Chinese film-industry leaders, attracting high-impact speakers, high-level guests and international media. Featured speakers will include Miao Xiaotian, President of the China Film Co-Production Corporation, Yu Dong, Chairman and CEO of Bona Film Group, Ellen Eliasoph, President and CEO of Village Roadshow Pictures Asia, and Jie Lian, Chairman and CEO of Perfect World Pictures. If you want the latest trends and market intelligence on the world’s two biggest entertainment industries, Asia Society’s Film Summit is the place to be!

Enjoy Early Bird discounts on tickets! Registration for the 2017 U.S.-China Film Summit & Gala Dinner is now open. 


October 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Michael Meyer, whose last book in his China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up. 


October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a presentation by Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, to examine Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.