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Shanghai Film Festival: 12 - 20 of June, 2010
Cannot imagine the world without a cinema? Experience the spirit of international The Chinese film industry is gaining more and more attention from filmmakers home and abroad, and several international stars have attended this event in the past. That is why Shanghai Film Festival is gaining more and more respect and attendance from the public and media all over the world. The 13th Shanghai International Film Festival will be held between 12th and 20th of June, 2010. Tens of thousands of film industry professionals are expected to attend this China’s only A-category international film festival.
Along with Tokyo International Film Festival, the SIFF is one of the biggest film festivals in Asia. The first festival was held from October 7 to 14, 1993, and was held biennially until 2001. As one of the most important events of the festival, each year’s red carpets of opening and closing ceremonies are glamorous with arrivals of numerous film celebrities from around the world. The festival is huge and important not only in China, but also in the rest of the world. Each year, Shanghai International Film Festival receives over 1000 press applications to report festival events. With a stable over 300,000 of movie goers each year, the number of public participation keeps ranking high as compared to most international film festivals.
It is definitely worth to visit not only the festival but also the city itself. This year Shanghai is a host of one of the greatest events in 2010 - World's Fair - Expo. Shanghai awaits tourism boom for world expo 2010. So if you are going to be there, make sure you arrange you travel and accommodation in advance. Shanghai is going to reveal its brand new face as many modernizations and reconstruction have been made to promote the city and make it more accessible and more welcoming. It you visited Shanghai some years or decades ago, don't miss to rediscover this Asian diamond.
Meet the cinema in Shanghai! Prestigious international Jury members, super movie stars, competitive movies for awards, high-level talks on forums among film masters and excellent screening movies in Panorama have already made each June in Shanghai a distinguished gathering and cultural banquet for worldwide filmmakers and media professionals home and abroad. Experience the city, its lively atmosphere and oriental culture. If you are in a search of unique experience, Shanghai is a place to go.