Beijing International Film Festival

The Beijing international film festival is underway to promote the Chinese film industry as a wind vane for it.

The festival, the 8th version of the annual event, has attracted 15,000 guests from 300 domestic and international institutions of 50 countries and regions since it officially opened on April 15.

With more than 300 activities in seven major sections, it also features a number of forums on international film market, co-operation between Chinese and international studios, film technology and the beauty of films.

During the 8th Beijing international film festival altogether 328 films were screened from April 6 to 22.