Foreword by Janet Yellen
2015 Chinese American Film Festival Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony of the Chinese American Film Festival will launch this year's festival.
11th Annual CAFF Opening Ceremony & Golden Angel Award Ceremony at Ricardo Montalban Theatre on Nov 3, 2015
Celebrity appearance during this year’s CAFF red carpet will include “Lost in Hong Kong” Director and Actor Xu Zheng, “Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe” Director Lu Chuan, “Fast and Furious” star Michelle Rodriguez, Tang Guoqiang, Feng Gong, Niu Li, Ho Cheng Jun, Yin Zhu Sheng, Sun Weimin, Lu Qi, Guan Hu, Da Peng, Li Yu, and Han Yan. Also worthy of mentioning is famous Chinese performing artist, 93-year-old Qin Yi, who will make her first appearance during CAFF. The winner of Voice of China 2nd Season Li Qi will perform his self-composed theme song of CAFF “Grown like this” while Famous singer Fu Disheng and his wife Ren Jing will perform their classic hit song “Intimate Lovers”.
GETV and Beijing TV China will broadcast the entire CAFF Opening & Awards Ceremony to audience from Americas, Europe, and Asia in nearly 50 countries.
About the Chinese American Film Festival
The annual Chinese American Film Festival is hosted by EDI Media Inc. and supported by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (SAPPRFT), the Embassy & Consulate-General of China in the U.S., Motion Picture Association, U.S. entertainment industry and U.S. politicians. It has become a memorable party that unites Chinese and American film industry.
CAFF aims to promote dialogues between Chinese and American filmmakers, increase cooperation between China and the US film market, and promote friendship and cultural exchanges between the two countries. CAFF is the only film festival recognized by SAPPRFT and MPA; the only film festival recorded in annual written report of the US Congress; the only film festival listed as part of US-China cultural activities announced by John Kerry, Secretary of States.
CAFF has been successfully hosted for 10 years in a row. It has showcased over 700 outstanding Chinese movies in theaters in the U.S. During the past decade, it has attracted all the major film studios in China including China Film Group, Shanghai Film Group, Central New Documentary Film Group, Huaxia Film, August First Film Studio, Tianjin North Film Group, Xiaoxiang Film Group, Yunnan Film Group, Guangxi Film Group, Pearl River Film Group, Changchun Film Group, China Film Promotion Corporation, China Film Co-production Company, Bona Film Group, DMG, Sunshine Seven Star Entertainment Media Group, Desen International, Fox, Disney, Sony, Paramount, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Lucas Film, and many other domestic and foreign film companies to participate.
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