Zhou Hao, born in 1968, started his career as a photographer for China’s national news group Xinhua News Agency and Southern Weekly, the country’s most influential weekly newspaper. His debut documentary Hou Jie Township (2001) won the Black Pottery Award (Best New Professional Reward) at the Yunnan Multi-Culture Visual Festival. He went on to direct Senior Year (2005) which won the Humanitarian Award for Best Documentary at the Hong Kong International Festival in 2006, followed by Using, which clinched the Asia Award the Taiwan International Documentary Festival 2008. Zhou Hao was invited as jury of the Chicago International Festival 2007 and the following year, jury of the Taiwan International Documentary Festival and Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival in 2009.

Accolades

Zhao Qi and Zhou Hao
Best Documentary Film, 2015

The Chinese Mayor (Datong)

Best Documentary Film, 2015

The Chinese Mayor (Datong)

Winner, Best Documentary Feature Film, 2015 Once the thriving capital of Imperial China, the city of Datong now lies in near ruins. Not only is…

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Films

The Chinese Mayor
2015

The Chinese Mayor (Datong)

People's Republic of China
2015

The Chinese Mayor (Datong)

Winner, Best Documentary Feature Film, 2015 Once the thriving capital of Imperial China, the city of Datong now lies in near ruins. Not only is…

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