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The First Bite The First Bite
Director:LI Lin/ Huang Wenting/Zheng Xiaolei/Dong Ying /Luo Donghai /Qiu Ruihong/Zhang Jianhui/Wang Xiaojuan /Yuan Tinging /Liu Jun/Wu Huatong/Yuan Hanlun
Producer:Guangzhou Broadcasting Network
Country / Region:China
Particular year:2018
Length of time:50min*8 episodes

  • A brief introduction to the film
  • Film creation
  • Video
  • Contact mode
“The First Bite”, a well-known and widely spread Cantonese slang, means the first taste of soup which is the freshest and tastiest. People who want to drink the soup must be diligent and get up early.In 1978, Guangzhou took the lead nationwide when China’s reform and opening-up began, tasting the first soup boldly with actions and managed to be the reform test field and pioneer.It is a documentary with kindness and sentiment which focuses on the leaders, participants and witnesses over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up.
Li Lin, documentary director, be awarded innovative talent at the second Radio, Film and Television Youth Conference of Guangdong province. (House) was awarded the Special Jury Award at the 2006 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival. (Be My Wings) was nominated for Best Documentary Feature of “Golden Kapok Award” at the 2016 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival. (70th Anniversary of Anti-Japanese War Victory) was awarded the China Broadcast and Screen Award. (Kingdom Revitalization) was awarded “Asia Production Award” in anthropology category at the 2014 Sichuan International “Gold Panda” Documentary Festival.