Kaili Blues
2015

Kaili Blues (Lu Bian Ye Can)

People's Republic of China
2015

Kaili Blues (Lu Bian Ye Can)

Special Mention, Young Cinema Award, 2016 In a small clinic in the foggy and damp city of Kaili in exotic, subtropical Guizhou Province, two preoccupied…

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Crosscurrent
2016

Crosscurrent (Chang Jiang Tu)

People's Republic of China
2016

Crosscurrent (Chang Jiang Tu)

Winner, Jury Grand Prize, 2016 Modern day, along the bank of the Yangtze River. Gao Chun, a young captain of a cargo ship sailing up…

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I Am Not Madame Bovary
2016

I Am Not Madame Bovary (Wo Bu Shi Pan Jinlian)

People's Republic of China
2016

I Am Not Madame Bovary (Wo Bu Shi Pan Jinlian)

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2016

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Knife in the Clear Water
2016

Knife in the Clear Water (Qingshui Li De Daozi)

People's Republic of China
2016

Knife in the Clear Water (Qingshui Li De Daozi)

A rare glimpse in to the tranquil, spiritual lives of Islamic devotion of the Hui people, a little-known Chinese Muslim community in a remote northwest…

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A Corner of Heaven
2014

A Corner of Heaven (Tiantang jiaoluo)

People's Republic of China, France
2014

A Corner of Heaven (Tiantang jiaoluo)

Set against China’s bleak provincial wastelands, a 13-year-old boy receives a letter from his absent mother and sets off alone in search of her. Leaving…

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The Coffin in the Mountain
2014

The Coffin in the Mountain (Xin Migong)

People's Republic of China
2014

The Coffin in the Mountain (Xin Migong)

A young man who tries to get away from the power of his father, accidentally kills a local ruffian. He runs away but his destiny…

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Tharlo
2015

Tharlo

People's Republic of China
2015

Tharlo

Special Mention, Achievement in Cinematography, 2015 Tharlo is 40, and has a remarkable memory that allows him to recite Chairman Mao’s little red book. He leaves…

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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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River
2015

River (Gtsngbo)

People's Republic of China
2015

River (Gtsngbo)

Winner, Best Youth Feature Film, 2015 River is a story mostly told from the perspective of Yangchan, a young Tibetan girl from a sheep herding…

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Blind Massage
2014

Blind Massage (Tui Na)

People's Republic of China, France, Hong Kong (PRC)
2014

Blind Massage (Tui Na)

Winner, Jury Grand Prize, 2014 Nanjing. At a massage centre run by the blind, damaged bodies find relief beneath sensitive fingers. A new couple comes…

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Frog Kingdom
2014

Frog Kingdom (Qingwa Wangguo)

People's Republic of China
2014

Frog Kingdom (Qingwa Wangguo)

When the Frog King announces that the amphibian who wins the most Froglympics’ medals will marry his daughter, the Frog Princess runs away. Dressed as…

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Black Coal, Thin Ice
2014

Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo)

People's Republic of China
2014

Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo)

Winner, Achievement in Cinematography Ex-cop Zhang Zili, seriously wounded five years earlier while working on a gruesome coal-plant murder case, was forced to retire from…

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Red Amnesia
2014

Red Amnesia (Chuangru Zhe)

People's Republic of China
2014

Red Amnesia (Chuangru Zhe)

Winner, Best Performance By An Actress, 2014 Deng is a retired widow who spends her days caring about her two grown up sons and her…

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The Golden Era
2014

The Golden Era (Huangjin Shidai)

People's Republic of China, Hong Kong (PRC)
2014

The Golden Era (Huangjin Shidai)

Autobiographical drama. Tang portrays Xiao Hong, while Feng plays Xiao Jun, two of the most important writers of 20th century China.

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Back to 1942
2013

Back to 1942 (Yi Jiu Si Er)

People's Republic of China
2013

Back to 1942 (Yi Jiu Si Er)

Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2013 The film is set in Henan, China in the winter of 1942, during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Master Fan is…

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The Grandmaster
2013

The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi)

Hong Kong (PRC), People's Republic of China
2013

The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi)

Winner, Best Performance by an Actress, 2013 In the world of Martial Arts, there are many Masters, but the title of Grandmaster belongs only to…

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Dragon
2012

Dragon (Wu Xia)

People's Republic of China
2012

Dragon (Wu Xia)

Papermaker Liu Jin-xi lives a seemingly normal life with his wife Ayu and two sons in a remote and idyllic village. Liu becomes caught up…

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Lethal Hostage
2012

Lethal Hostage (Bian jing feng yun)

People's Republic of China
2012

Lethal Hostage (Bian jing feng yun)

High Commendation, Achievement in Directing, 2012 The film is about the relationship between Hong, a drug dealer, and Annie, his hostage. 10 years ago Annie’s…

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Full Circle
2012

Full Circle (Fei yue lao ren yuan)

People's Republic of China
2012

Full Circle (Fei yue lao ren yuan)

A moving road movie about two retired bus drivers, old Zhou and old Ge, who find themselves in the same retirement home and decide to…

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Let the Bullets Fly
2011

Let the Bullets Fly (Rang zidan fei)

People's Republic of China, Hong Kong (PRC)
2011

Let the Bullets Fly (Rang zidan fei)

China, 1920s. It is the Age of Warlords and the whole country is in total chaos. Purportedly ruled by an impotent central government, corrupt and…

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11 Flowers
2011

11 Flowers (Wo 11)

People's Republic of China, France
2011

11 Flowers (Wo 11)

Wang Han, 11 year old boy in the province of Ghizhou is confronted with a runaway murderer. Hiding in the woods, the wounded man takes…

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Old Dog
2011

Old Dog (Khyi rgan)

People's Republic of China
2011

Old Dog (Khyi rgan)

In the late 1990s, somewhere in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, a Tibetan sheep herder sells his father’s prized Tibetan mastiff to a dealer without his…

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Mr Tree
2011

Mr Tree (Hello! Shu Xian Shen)

People's Republic of China
2011

Mr Tree (Hello! Shu Xian Shen)

Winner, Best Performance by an Actor, 2011 A satirical tale about a village idiot who might just be a prophet.

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Aftershock
2010

Aftershock (Tangshan dadizheng)

People's Republic of China, Hong Kong (PRC)
2010

Aftershock (Tangshan dadizheng)

Winner, Best Feature Film, 2010 Winner, Best Performance by an Actor, 2010/strong> Tangshan, 1976. Seven-year-old twins are buried under the rubble of the devastating earthquake.…

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Piercing I
2010

Piercing I

People's Republic of China
2010

Piercing I

Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2010 Due to the financial crisis, many factories in China are forced to close their doors in late 2008. Zhang…

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Last Train Home
2010

Last Train Home (Gui tu lie che)

People's Republic of China, Canada
2010

Last Train Home (Gui tu lie che)

Winner, Best Documentary Feature Film, 2010 Each year in China more than 130 million migrant workers travel home for the New Year’s holiday – the…

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Karamay
2010

Karamay

People's Republic of China
2010

Karamay

In 1994, Karamay’s Friendship Hall – a symbol of political power and miniature replica of Beijing’s Great Hall of the People – was the site…

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Weaving Girl
2010

Weaving Girl (Fang Zhi Gu Niang)

People's Republic of China
2010

Weaving Girl (Fang Zhi Gu Niang)

Diagnosed with cancer and unable to afford treatment, a woman decides to leave her unhappy marriage in search for her first love in Beijing.

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City of Life and Death
2009

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

People's Republic of China
2009

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2009 Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2009 China, December 1937. The country is at war with Japan. Beijing and Shanghai have already…

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Forever Enthralled
2009

Forever Enthralled (Mei Lanfang)

People's Republic of China
2009

Forever Enthralled (Mei Lanfang)

Forever Enthralled is an opulent period drama about the life of Mei Lanfang, one of Peking Opera’s most significant performers and innovators. Born in Imperial…

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The Equation of Love and Death
2009

The Equation of Love and Death (Li Mi de caixiang)

People's Republic of China, Hong Kong (PRC)
2009

The Equation of Love and Death (Li Mi de caixiang)

The Equation of Love and Death tells the story of Li Mi (played by Zhou Xun), a Kunming cab driver who longs for the day…

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If You Are the One
2009

If You Are the One (Fei Cheng Wu Rao)

People's Republic of China, Hong Kong (PRC)
2009

If You Are the One (Fei Cheng Wu Rao)

Qin Fen (Ge) returns to China in his late forties after many years overseas. He did not earn any type of degree while he was…

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The Red Awn
2008

The Red Awn

People's Republic of China
2008

The Red Awn

Whenever the wheat becomes golden, thousands of floaters will leave their homes and migrate from one place to another to make a living by working…

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Cherries
2008

Cherries (Yingtao)

People's Republic of China
2008

Cherries (Yingtao)

Set in the village of Aicun, Yunnan province, pic begins in the early ’80s, with poor, lame farmer Ge Wang (Tuo Guoquan) pressured by his…

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The Big Fighting Between Wukong and God Erlang
2007

The Big Fighting Between Wukong and God Erlang (Wukong Da Zhan Er Lang Shen)

People's Republic of China
2007

The Big Fighting Between Wukong and God Erlang (Wukong Da Zhan Er Lang Shen)

Adapted from one of the most famous classical novels in China, The Big Fighting Between Wukong and God Erlang is the story of Sun Wukong,…

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A Great Master Re-Captured
2007

A Great Master Re-Captured (You Jian Mei Lan Fang)

People's Republic of China
2007

A Great Master Re-Captured (You Jian Mei Lan Fang)

A portrait of Peking Opera’s most famous star, Mei Lanfang (1894- 1961), a man who innovatively shaped his various female characters, from the witty maid…

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The Go Master
2007

The Go Master (Wu Qingyuan)

People's Republic of China
2007

The Go Master (Wu Qingyuan)

The true story of Wu QingYuan, the world’s most renowned master of the ancient game of Go.

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The Sun Also Rises
2007

The Sun Also Rises (Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi)

People's Republic of China
2007

The Sun Also Rises (Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi)

Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected…

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Little Moth
2007

Little Moth (Xue Chan)

People's Republic of China
2007

Little Moth (Xue Chan)

Based on Tianguang Bai’s novel of the same title, Xue Chan (Little Moth) is the poignant story of a young girl named Little Moth who…

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The Summer is Gone
2017

The Summer is Gone (Ba Yue)

People's Republic of China
2017

The Summer is Gone (Ba Yue)

It is the early 1990s in China and a western city boy named Xiao Lei has just graduated from primary school. Finally, it is time…

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Have a Nice Day
2017

Have a Nice Day (Hao ji le)

People's Republic of China
2017

Have a Nice Day (Hao ji le)

Driver Xiao Zhang robs 1 million dollars from his boss in order to fix his girlfriend’s failed plastic surgery, but he is soon faced with…

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A Yangtze Landscape
2017

A Yangtze Landscape (Changjiang)

People's Republic of China
2017

A Yangtze Landscape (Changjiang)

Usingthe Yangtze river as a contemplative metaphor for contemporary China, this black and white journey sets off from the Port of Shanghai on a filmed…

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Ghost in the Mountains
2017

Ghost in the Mountains (Kong Shan Yi Ke)

People's Republic of China
2017

Ghost in the Mountains (Kong Shan Yi Ke)

Returning to his birthplace in Hunan Province for the first time in a decade, drifter Lao Liu finds a shadowy semi-ghost town in its stead.…

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Our Time Will Come
2017

Our Time Will Come (Ming Yue Ji Shi You)

People's Republic of China, Hong Kong (PRC)
2017

Our Time Will Come (Ming Yue Ji Shi You)

1941. Hong Kong is under Japanese occupation. During the three-year-and-eight-month occupation, the Japanese military pillaged homes and arrested cultural figures living in Hong Kong. The…

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Angels Wear White
2017

Angels Wear White (Jia Nian Hua)

People's Republic of China, France
2017

Angels Wear White (Jia Nian Hua)

In a small seaside town in southern China, a scandal breaks out when two schoolgirls are assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel. Mia,…

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A First Farewell
2018

A First Farewell (Di yi ci de li bie)

People's Republic of China
2018

A First Farewell (Di yi ci de li bie)

Deep in northwestern China, surrounded by cotton fields and desert, lies the Uyghur village that a young Muslim boy Isa calls home. When he is…

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Mosley
2019

Mosley

New Zealand, People's Republic of China
2019

Mosley

Mosley is the patriarch of a family of thoriphants – elephant-like creatures with facial features of a sheep – whose son discovers a collection of…

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Balloon
2019

Balloon (Qìqiú)

People's Republic of China
2019

Balloon (Qìqiú)

On the Tibetan grasslands, Darje and Drolkar live a serene and ordinary life with their three sons and grandfather. The young boys’ discovery of their…

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One Child Nation
2019

One Child Nation

People's Republic of China, United States of America
2019

One Child Nation

China’s One Child Policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, officially ended in 2015.…

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So Long, My Son
2019

So Long, My Son (Di Jiu Tian Chang)

People's Republic of China
2019

So Long, My Son (Di Jiu Tian Chang)

Two married couples adjust to the vast social, economic and pollical upheavals in China over three decades. Following the death of a child in a…

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Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains
2019

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (Chun Jiang Shui Nuan)

People's Republic of China
2019

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (Chun Jiang Shui Nuan)

At her 70th birthday celebration, the aged matriarch of the Yu family celebrates alongside her four sons and their families. At her party, she suffers…

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Ayka
2018

Ayka

Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, People's Republic of China, Germany, Poland
2018

Ayka

Ayka just gave birth. She can’t afford to raise a child. She has no job, debts to be paid, not even a room of her…

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Manta Ray
2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Thailand, People's Republic of China, France
2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees from nearby Myanmar have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured…

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The Taste of Rice Flower
2017

The Taste of Rice Flower (Mi Hua Zhi Wei )

People's Republic of China
2017

The Taste of Rice Flower (Mi Hua Zhi Wei )

After years working in town, Ye Nan – a mother from the Dai Minority – comes back to her village in Yunnan Province at the…

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Ala Changso
2018

Ala Changso

People's Republic of China
2018

Ala Changso

Drolma, begins her long pilgrimage to the holy city of Lhasa on foot in spite of her husband Dorje’s opposition to the idea. Dorje trails…

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Ash is Purest White
2017

Ash is Purest White (Jiang hu er nv)

People's Republic of China, France
2017

Ash is Purest White (Jiang hu er nv)

Winner – Zhao Tao, Best Performance by an Actress, for Ash is Purest White, 2018 Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During…

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Silent Mist
2017

Silent Mist

People's Republic of China, France
2017

Silent Mist

In the seemingly tranquil midst of a small canal town, a rapist lurks in the shadows of the night searching for prey. A schoolgirl, a…

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The Crossing
2018

The Crossing (Guo Chun Tian)

People's Republic of China
2018

The Crossing (Guo Chun Tian)

Sixteen-year-old Peipei crosses the border nearly every day, travelling between her home of Shenzhen in mainland China and her Hong Kong high school. Customs officials…

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