Monday 26 February 2024
2:57 PM | | 42 Fajr

‘Family issues play a key role in Iranian and Chinese films’

‘Family issues play a key role in Iranian and Chinese films’

Jin Yangguang, a member of the Chinese delegation participating in the 42nd Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF), emphasizes that Iranian and Chinese cinema places special emphasis on family matters.
As part of a five-member delegation from China, Jin said that the interactions between family members are taken into account in the cinematic works of Iran and China.
Commenting on the significance of the Festival, she described the event as an opportunity to exchange experiences with various filmmakers.
Jin, who is also associated with the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), said “We’ve introduced over 10 Chinese cinematic works in the festival as part of the Belt and Road program.”
Founded in 2018, the Belt and Road Film Festival Alliance aims to introduce talented filmmakers to other festivals and exchange jurors among member states.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Jin underscores the FIFF’s role as a platform for fostering cooperation within the realm of cinema.
The Chinese expert said that it was her second visit to Iran, adding, “It is my first time to take part in the prestigious event.”
Jin studied film production management in Beijing and has been engaged in the production of transnational documentaries and independent films by young directors.
In 2012, she joined the SIFF, and in 2018, she was involved in the establishment of the Belt and Road Film Festival Alliance, which currently includes 55 film festivals and film institutions from 48 countries.The 42nd FIFF started work on February 1, 2024, while the 25th Iranian International Film Market was inaugurated on the seventh day of the Festival.

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