2017 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China
The Golden Kapok Screening Schedule
1. Screening number:
-100 documentaries, 200 showings.
2. Screening period:
-9 to 17 December, 2017
3. Screening venue:
-12 cinemas, 10 art spaces.
(Detailed information of the venues will be published soon.)
In another month’s time, documentary lovers like you will be overwhelmed by the fact that you are in Guangzhou... The Golden Kapok Screening officially invites you and your friends to feast your eyes on the nearly-hundred the most exceptional and trendy documentaries we prepared!
To feel another you with different nationality and skin-tone, to feel hardship and happiness, conflicts and concordance of the world. Let us take you through the historical memory and to stand in the future but think about the present by having an internal discourse with reality.
There is always something could touch off your sensation in the following eight units of this year’s Golden Kapok Screening.
(1) Official Selection of Golden Kapok Award
This unit compiles some of the films that stood out from all 4,239 entries this year after two rounds of assessments conducted by the professional jury.
(2) Best of Fest
The most trendy and newest awarded documentaries will be included in this unit.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Jean Rouch, universally-acclaimed French filmmaker. His entire career life was decorated with numerous awards and honors. This unit is specially established to salute him with films he produced and the films about him.
With its increasing international influence in the documentary industry, more and more directors choose to premiere their works at GZDOC. In this unit, you will be able to find some of the films which are first released in China, Asia or even on a world scale during the Golden Kapok Screening.
(5) Global Insight
Films in this unit will allow you to take a step further to “spy upon” the intricating stories happened in various countries.
(6) International Focus on
This unit focuses on the films that talk about issues which once were trendy on the global stage. This year, we will shed light on “Pan-European Refugee.”
(7) Documentary & Film
Stories behind the scenes of feature films will be clearly demonstrated in front of you.
(8) Outdoor Documentary
This year’s special unit will bring you outdoors to see the mesmerizing views of all kinds of spots worldwide without literally travelling.
【More details are coming up soon...】