China News Service, Xiamen, December 29 (Reporter Yang Fushan Lin Chunyin) The 2021 China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival and the 34th Chinese Film Golden Rooster Awards kicked off in Xiamen on the evening of the 28th, with 30 major activities in seven categories.

Xiamen enters "Golden Rooster" time.

  On the stage that night, the "night sky" of Lan Yingying contrasted with the sparkling "ocean", just as the "Chinese Story" in electro-optic sound and the "open sea" in Xiamen met beautifully.

  Well-known Chinese movie stars Liu Ye and Zhang Zifeng talked about their memories of light and shadow. They sang "The Man Who Gives Me the Stars" softly. The teenagers of Xiamen Double Ten Middle School danced lightly. An immersive light and shadow show, "Light up the Golden Rooster", light up the night in Xiamen. .

Zhu Di, vice chairman of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony.

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  In a speech, Zhu Di, vice chairman of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, said that in the past year, film workers have frequently produced masterpieces with their original intentions of art, light and shadow technology, and recorded the sonorous sound of the country’s development in the new era. He hoped that film workers would use their passion to tell the Chinese story. .

Zhao Long, deputy secretary of the Fujian Provincial Party Committee and Acting Governor, announced the opening of the 2021 China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival.

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  Subsequently, Zhao Long, deputy secretary of the Fujian Provincial Party Committee and Acting Governor, announced the opening of the 2021 China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival.

  This grand event, co-sponsored by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, the Chinese Film Artists Association, and the Xiamen Municipal Government, lasts for 3 days, including film awards, awards, film artists walking on the red carpet, Golden Rooster International Film Festival, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Film Festival, domestic new film exhibition There are 30 major events in seven categories, including film festivals, Golden Rooster Film Venture Capital Conference, and Academic Forum.

At the opening ceremony, the nominees of the 34th China Film Golden Rooster Awards were commended.

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  Among them, the 34th Chinese Film Golden Rooster Awards will select a total of 20 awards including the best feature film, best foreign language film, best screenwriter, best director, best actor, best actress, etc.; "Best Foreign Language The "Film" award was selected for the first time this year, aiming to explore the establishment of international standards and Chinese aesthetic standards for film awards.

  Among the 185 films registered for the Golden Rooster Awards, 41 shortlisted films were produced, including 16 feature films, 12 small and medium cost feature films, 6 children’s films and 7 foreign language films.

  Yan Shaofi, deputy secretary and secretary-general of the China Film Association, said that the Golden Rooster International Film Festival will screen 38 films from 35 countries and regions for 77 times, including 5 new "BRICS" films and 3 "classic restoration" masters. Among them, 9 films premiered in Asia, 19 films debuted in Mainland China, 97% of the films were awarded at major international film festivals in the world, and 5 films were selected by countries to participate in the 94th Oscars.

  At the same time, the Hong Kong Classic Film Exhibition will be held in Xiamen and Shenzhen. With the theme of "Hong Kong City Story", 11 Hong Kong classic films will be screened.

Among them, the classic movie "In the Mood for Love" directed by Wong Kar-wai will meet audiences in mainland China in a 4K repaired IMAX version for the first time after 20 years. This is also the world's first appearance of the IMAX version.

  The China Film Golden Rooster Award was established in 1981. It is a nationwide awards event sponsored by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the Chinese Filmmakers Association. It is the earliest platform for international film culture exchanges in Mainland China.

  Since the establishment of the China Film Golden Rooster Awards in 2019, Xiamen has established a number of film and television industry infrastructure such as a film and television shooting base, "Jimeiji" film and television cultural and creative park, established 3 film and television professional colleges, and successively issued a series of film and television industry support policies and formulated The film industry development plan during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period attracted a number of national and film and television cultural funds to settle in Xiamen, and introduced a number of leading film and television companies to promote the high-quality development of the film industry and move towards the goal of the China Film and Television Center in the new era.

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