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Shanghai Int'l Film Festival: Finding Asia's new talents

06-21-2012 10:33 BJT

The 15th annual Shanghai International Film Festival finds this year’s Asian New Talent Awards. 10 films have been nominated for the best film and the best director awards, which are set to be announced on Friday.

The Indonesian film, "Boy’s Diary" tells a story of friendship and an ordinary motor mechanic’s quest to help others. "I have loved", made by Singaporean, Cambodian and Malaysian producers, captures young people in the pursuit of happiness. Chinese films "Sweet Eighteen" and "Follow Follow", along with India’s "Corrode" and the South Korean film "The Client" are also in the running.

Chairman of the judging committee, Iranian director Amir Naderi will discuss with Chinese, Japanese and South Korean directors before choosing a winner. Asian New Talent Award was established in 2004, aiming to find and support rising Asian film talent. Best film and the director award winners will receive 150-thousand yuan, or around 24 thousand US dollars.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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