On Nov. 5th, Mr. FAN Xiaodong, Acting Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Vancouver, attended the opening ceremony of the 10th Canada-China Film Festival Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory of the World Anti-Fascist War Film Panorama. Mr. Mao Yu, Deputy Director General of Film Bureau of State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China (SAPPRFT), Ms. Andrea Reimer, Acting Mayor of Vancouver,Mr. John Dippong, Regional Director of Telefilm Canada and some hundreds of guests attended the event.
Acting Consul General Fan Xiaodong said that film played a key role in carrying forward and promoting the excellent culture, presenting the social and economic development situation and exhibiting the spiritual characteristics of the people in a country. Nowadays, when world economy and culture communicating even closer and more continually, the status and functions of Chinese film would be more striking in telling stories of China, broadcasting the China's viewpoints and establishing high reputation of China. The Canada-China Film Festival would play a positive role to enhance bilateral people-to-people and cultural exchanges between Canada and China.
Totally six Chinese films would be showcased in the festival, including Ballet in the Flames of War, Tibet Sky, Finding Mr. Right, American Dreams in China, The Monkey King and So Young.