Call for Entries – The 5th DC Chinese Film Festival

The 5th DC Chinese Film Festival (DCCFF)-Alula Film Festival is excited to announce the official Call for Entries. Submissions are now accepted on FilmFreeway until November 7, 2020. Official Selections will be announced at the […]

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on Sep, 16 · in News

Preview – On Both Sides of the Camera: Women in Film Retrospective, Washington, D.C., November 7-10

The D.C. Chinese Film Festival will be working in collaboration with the One International Women’s Film Festival to present a retrospective of Chinese language film directed by and/or featuring women, entitled ‘On Both Sides of […]

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on Nov, 03 · in Reviews

The Power of Zhang Yimou’s Metaphors and Colour Symbolism in Raise the Red Lantern (1991) [DCCFF 2017]

When we speak of Zhang Yimou, a leading light of China’s so-called Fifth Generation of filmmakers, many people immediately conjure up sumptuous imagery from the director’s more commercially successful titles like Red Sorghum (1987), Hero […]

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on Sep, 21 · in Features

The Hong Kong Second Wave and their Fascination with the 1960s [DCCFF 2017]

During the mid-1980s, there was a subtle handover between the first and second Hong Kong new cinemas. After the first wavers spent the late 1970s and beyond reshaping the landscape of their national cinema, the second […]

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on Sep, 19 · in Features

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