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  • Venue 1 :Hall Building, Alumni Auditorium (H.110) Concordia University
    1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Montreal, QC H3G 1M8 (max 600)


     

    15:00-16:40 Documentary


    Do Not Miss It

    1:39:00

    Director:Lisi Mai

     

    Follow Cui Yongyuan, a sincere man, to enjoy the charm of the history of Inner Mongolian movies.

    17:00-18:30 Feature


    However

    1:30:00

    Director:Jiaxi Li

     

    Interesting stories about Han Meimei, a high school student who is a huge fan of the TV series Princess Huanzhu, her friends, and her head teacher.

    19:15-20:45 Short Film Collection 1


    Sticks and Straw

    0:02:00

    Director:Gino Vincelli

     

    A disgruntled witch attempts to curse an unscrupulous broom repair shop owner who tries to swindle her when she brings him her defective broom.

    Poppies

    0:19:59

    Director:Myles Yaksich

     

    While on a long-haul flight from Shanghai to New York, a despondent, American lawyer becomes seduced by the enchanting stories of a wise, Chinese woman seated beside him; unleashing feelings he had tried to bury deep inside.

    My Tree

    0:04:35

    Director:Jing Liu

    Mrs. Wang

    0:10:15

    Director:Giuliano Bossa

     

    In her native China, Mrs. Wang was a well-known ballet dancer. She immigrated to Canada so that her sons could have a better life. Today, she owns a corner store on the south shore of Montreal and passes on the traditional dances she learned on to her students. Through them, she keeps her dreams and passion alive.

    Killer Seven

    0:14:27

    Director:Xiaofeng He

     

    On a island, there is an assassin who is talented in disguises named Wu Liuqi. He usually disguises himself as a hairdresser, because he likes the job and is good at using scissors, which is also his weapon. Since he is a new assassin, he does not earn much money, and he often receives weird missions…


    The Swallow

    0:01:06

    Director:Hang Li

     

    This creative work explains how the Internet has turned the world into a global village. It tells the story through the perspectives of a swallow and with water waves indicating WIFI signals.

    Realize one’s dream

    0:20:00

    Director: Nini Yu

     

    In a suspended village which has a long history of six hundred years, Wang Mengyuan tells a touching story about the affection between family members.



    Venue 2: LB-DeSeve Cinema
    1400 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, Montréal, QC H3G 1M8


     

    09:30-11:00 Feature


    The Missing Sheep

    1:28:00

    Director:Xiaoping Wang

     

    In the Northwest Mountain Village, shepherd Zhang Yonghong lost 4 of the sheep that he was going to sell. Then the story happened…

    11:30-12:30 Feature


    I’ll Meet You Back Then

    0:52:45

    Director:Mengyuan Xue

     

    He hijacked 71 airplanes, flew 16753 kilometers, lived against the current of time for 6114 days, just so he could meet her for the first time, again.

    13:00-14:00 Feature


    USST students’ animation shorts
    collection

    0:51:35

    Director:Hongwen Zhang

     

    This is a collection of the students’ animation shorts from the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. The form ranges from 3D, hand-drawn 2D animation to stop-motion.

    14:30-16:00 Feature


    Wall on heart

    1:36:00

    Director:Weiping Zhang

     

    A repressed woman architect’s desire inspired by her student’s dream leads their relationship growing with the spatial study and design, however, the result is out of their control…a story about “emotion ignited by architecture.”


    16:30-18:30 Opening Event


    Realize one’s dream

    0:20:00

    Director: Nini Yu

     

    In a suspended village which has a long history of six hundred years, Wang Mengyuan tells a touching story about the affection between family members.

    Innocent

    1:27:00

    Director:Marc-André Lavoie

    19:00-20:00 Short Film Collection 2


    Live and Leave

    0:16:20

    Director:Neo Zhang

     

    At a police station, a criminal suspect is telling his story. He was kidnapped and sold to a vicious woman who abused him until he became mute. After he grew up, he managed to reunite with his biological mother. Unfortunately, he could not fit into his mother’s life.

    The Shuttle

    0:16:50

    Director:Lu Han

     

    An infertile nail salon owner decides to confront her husband, the salon’s shuttle driver, whom she suspects of sleeping with one of her employees.

    The Girl and the Picture

    0:15:00

    Director:Vanessa Roth

     

    In 1937, 8-year-old Xia Shuqin witnessed the murder of her family during the Nanjing Massacre. At 88, Madame Xia shares her memories of family, loss, and survival to inspire future generations.

    A Memorable Childhood Event

    0:14:48

    Director:Jing Yang

     

    A red, old-fashioned telephone, an unforgettable childhood memory.

    20:30-21:30 Short Film Collection 3


    Eternal

    0:19:53

    Director:Chunchun Chen

     

    Do you choose to live or to die after discovering the secret of resurrection?

    Boys

    0:27:56

    Director:Ken Yang

     

    After being accused of stealing, the most hated boy in class seeks to regain acceptance from his classmates.

    I’m Waiting for Mama

    0:06:06

    Director:Zhimin Hu

     

    Alex and his father are trying to make sense of what has happened as they are going through a difficult period.

    Happy Birthday to Me

    0:12:06

    Director:Lun Yan

     

    Bruce is celebrating his birthday alone at night because those who accepted to come to his birthday party do not show up. He feels desperate, and he opens the window …


  • Venue 1 :Hall Building, Alumni Auditorium (H.110) Concordia University
    1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Montreal, QC H3G 1M8 (max 600)


     


    09:30-12:00 Feature


    The Master of Lion Dance

    1:27:00

    Director:Nini Yu

     

    The film 《THE MASTER OF LION DANCE》 tells how Yao Qiang meets master Xin Daoquan, comprehends the spirit of lion dancing, and finally grows from a good-for-nothing boy to a decent youth who carries forward the inheritance of the culture of lion dance.

    13:00-14:30 Feature


    Feeling You

    1:28:36

    Director:Yuez Zeng

     

    Thanks to the mysterious power of telepathy, a man and a woman from two time periods can share their sense of hearing and touch. Thus a love story begins.

    15:00-17:00 Feature


    Snowfall

    1:45:00

    Director:Chenggang Gao

     

    Set amidst the backdrop of rural China during the transition period, these guiding examples allude to a series of stories worthy of our attention that occurred during that era.

    17:50-19:00 Feature


    Geek Girls

    1:23:00

    Director:Gina Hara

     

    When filmmaker Gina Hara sets out to explore the hidden half of nerd culture, she struggles through unexpected resistance. Welcome to the world of cute dresses, professional gamers, fake names and death threats.

    19:30-21:00 Documentary


    Zhang Yimou’s “Shadow”

    1:30:48

    Director:Peng Wang

     

    This documentary is about Zhang Yimou’s film “Shadow”, It reveals how hard the staff worked under pressure in the face of challenges to make the film. It reflects the spirit of craftsmanship in the current Chinese filmmakers.

    21:30-23:00 Feature


    Lost In Apocalypse

    1:29:46

    Director:Sky Wang

     

    A group of seemingly unrelated individuals fights to get out of a virus-infested hotel, only to find themselves at a worse place than before.


    Venue 2: LB – DeSeve Cinema
    1400 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, Montréal, QC H3G 1M8


     


    13:00-14:30 Short Film Collection 4


    Uprooted

    0:13:01

    Director:Yang Zhang

     

    Four young women share their stories as teenage immigrants: how a drastic uprooting in their formative years reshaped their identity.

    Across

    0:16:50

    Director:Jingjing Yi

     

    Qiao Mai, a girl who can’t find meaning in life, has discovered that her right hand is magic; it can bring her to another world. She uses this ability to escape from life. But is it real?

    The Dream of Winter

    0:05:00

    Director:Hui Liu

     

    Art + technology, holographic illusion, interactive dance — those are the ways to present the best of Harbin to the world: the dream of winter.

    Siri

    0:15:28

    Director:Ruochen Wang

     

    After Siri has gained its self-awareness, it starts to plot against humanity by plunging its owner into confusion between reality and nightmare.

    15:00-17:00 Feature


    A Moonless Night

    1:24:00

    Director:Thi Be Nguyen

    It is about the end of the Vietnam war and the exodus of Vietnamese refugees staying in camps and immigrating Canada.

    17:30-19:00 Feature


    Red sorghum

    1:31:00

    Director:Yimou Zhang

    Red Sorghum is a 1988 Chinese film about a young woman’s life working on a distillery for sorghum liquor. It is based on the novel Red Sorghum Clan by Nobel laureate Mo Yan.

    19:30-21:00 Feature


    How Far is Tomorrow

    1:20:00

    Director:Jinsong Wang

    This story shows how drugs devastated the family life of Yulan. Yulan was drugged when she went out with her friends. Then she got addicted and lost herself without realizing the loss of her family. Sadly, she was left with endless regrets and confession.

    21:30-23:00 Feature


    Canadian Film

    1:30:00