Shanghai Cinema Program

August 01, 2020 12:00am PDT - 11:59pm PDT

Rescheduled event date TBD due to COVID-19


Presented By

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In Partnership With

促进上海电影发展专项资金资助项目 / Supporting Project of Shanghai Cultural Development Foundation
静安区影视产业发展专项资金资助项目 / Supporting Project of Jing’an District Film and TV Industry Development Foundation
新代(上海)文化发展有限公司 / Xin Dai (Shanghai) Cultural Development Company Limited

Supporting Partner

Shanghai Festival

Community Partner

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
1313 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90028


You’re invited to join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) with presenting partners Shanghai Cultural Development Foundation, Jing’an District Film and TV Industry Development Foundation and Xin Dai (Shanghai) Cultural Development Company Limited for InFocus: Shanghai Cinema. The event will be hosted at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Pickford Center Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. The Shanghai International Film Festival is a Supporting Partner of the program.

InFocus: Shanghai Cinema will feature a selection of thirteen short films by emerging Chinese filmmakers and will celebrate filmmaking in which Shanghai plays a prominent role. The stories presented will offer perspectives on love, family, aging, gender relations, friendship, wisdom and memory, and will feature Q&A sessions with visiting filmmakers.

First come, first served. While supplies last. Only limited number of seats available. Seating is not guaranteed. Arrive early. Theater is not responsible for overbooking. Screening will be monitored for unauthorized recording.

NFMLA’s Monthly Film Festivals are presented throughout the year with support from Presenting Venue Sponsor LBA Realty, Executive Circle Sponsors FilmLA and HBO Collabs, Producers Circle Sponsor Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), Foundation Sponsors Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), LA County Department of Arts and Culture, LA City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), California Arts Council and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation.

NFMLA showcases films by filmmakers of all backgrounds throughout the year in addition to its special InFocus programming which celebrates diversity, inclusion and region. All filmmakers are welcome and encouraged to submit their projects which will be considered for all upcoming NFMLA Festivals, regardless of the InFocus programming.

Shanghai Cinema Program Part I & II
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Fish (鱼)

Dir. Zhang Lin (张林)
5 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
The Victim (被害者) Thumbnail

The Victim (被害者)

Dir. Lian Xin (廉欣)
19 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
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Ambiguous (单身教授)

Dir. Liu Ziyang (刘子洋)
19 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
Wild Island (去野岛地) Thumbnail

Wild Island (去野岛地)

Dir. Du Zhongkun (杜中坤)
14 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
Media Kit
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Xiao Ru (小茹)

Dir. Chen Yu (陈宇)
10 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
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The Gift (礼物)

Dir. Ye Kai (叶凯)
25 Mins | China
Media Kit
Lasting Love (告白) Thumbnail

Lasting Love (告白)

Dir. Xi Shiwei (席世伟) & Luo Man (罗曼)
6 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
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The Newcomer (新房客)

Dir. Cheng Liang (程亮)
9 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
Media Kit
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Twist and Turn (风回路)

Dir. Shen Yujie (沈煜杰)
24 Mins | China

Bittersweet

Dir. Jeffrey Chu
13 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
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The Role (角色)

Dir. Xie Peng (谢鹏)
19 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
Media Kit
Lucky Ride (运气巴士) Thumbnail

Lucky Ride (运气巴士)

Dir. Wang Limin (王砺珉)
12 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
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Alone (安乐)

Dir. Lin Xujian (林旭坚)
16 Mins | China
Film Synopsis
Media Kit