Shanghai International Film Festival

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Shanghai International Film Festival

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Activity starting in 1993.

Countries: United States (47%), (16%), China (11%)

Main connections: The Rewrite, Yue-Sai Kan, Barry Levinson

 

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1993

Since its beginning in 1993, Shanghai International Film Festival has grown to become an A-category international film festival add something

 

The first festival was held from October 7 to 14, 1993, and was held biennially until 2001 add something


2003

In 2003 there was no festival due to the SARS outbreak add something


2006

International Student Shorts Award was introduced since the 9th SIFF in 2006, as a stage for the young people to communicate with renowned film masters and to display their works add something

 

Yue-Sai Kan - Shanghai International Film Festival - Since 2006, Yue-Sai Kan has been serving as Chairman of the Invitation Committee of the Shanghai International Film Festival, the largest film festival in Asia and has brought in such stars as Halle Berry, Quincy Jones, Susan Sarandon, Matt Dillon, Daniel Boyle, Adrien Brody, Barry Levinson, Claire Danes, and others

 

Yue-Sai Kan - Since 2006, Yue-Sai Kan has been serving as Chairman of the Invitation Committee of the Shanghai International Film Festival


2011

The 14th Shanghai International Film Festival was held from June 11 to June 19, 2011 and was chaired by US director Barry Levinson add something


2012

Seven Years in Tibet (1997 film) - Annaud has since been welcomed back to China with open arms in 2012 to chair the jury of the 15th annual Shanghai International Film Festival

 

Stanley Tong - In 2012, Tong was invited by The 15th Shanghai International Film Festival SIFFORUM as a guest speaker

 

S. S. Rajamouli - In 2012, he directed Eega, which was showcased among the market section of the 66th Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2013, the Panorama section of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival, and

 

Yue-Sai Kan - The first official function of the Charity Fund, to be held on June 18, 2012, is the China Beauty Charity Coronation Ball which is part of the Shanghai International Film Festival


2013

Monsters University - The film had its Asian premiere as the opening film of the 2013 Shanghai International Film Festival on June 15, 2013


2014

Gong Li - In 2014 she was a jury president of the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival

 

The Rewrite - The film premiered at a gala screening at the Shanghai International Film Festival on , 2014

 

The Rewrite - "The Rewrite" premiered at a gala screening at the Shanghai International Film Festival on , 2014


2015

"Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards" are presented during the Jackie Chan Action Movie Week during the Shanghai International Film Festival since 2015 add something


2017

Film festivals - Other international film festivals in Shanghai include two LGBT festivals, "ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival" and the forthcoming "Shanghai Queer Film Festival", due to begin in September 2017 add something


2018

The 2018 Shanghai International Film Festival was held from 16 June to 25 June 2018 add something