6th Annual China Independent Film Festival Lineup

The Sixth China Independent Film Festival (CIFF) will be held in Nanjing from October 12-16th, 2009. Here’s a listing of their screening programs. Screenings are held in the Nanjing Visual Art College and Nanjing Art University.

In addition there will be other discussions and presentations on Chinese independent cinema (including one by yours truly on behalf of dGenerate); there’s even a “Young Movie Critics” training course on tap.

Yang Jins Er Dong, a dGenerate Films catalog title, is among the titles participating in the Feature Film Competition. Other dGenerate directors who have films in the festival are Ying Liang (Good Cats) and Zhao Dayong (Rough Poetry).

Shelly Kraicer profiled the CIFF on his virtual tour of the Chinese independent film circuit. He wrote, “the festival cultivates a real sense of intellectual energy and ferment.”

Main program of films follows after the break.

Feature Films Competition
Lou Ye: Spring Fever
Peng Lei: Panda Candy
Wang Liren: Tattoo
Xu Ruotao: Rumination
Yang Jin: Er Dong
Ying Liang: Good Cats
Zhang Ming: Bride
Zhang Feng: Not a Bad Brat
Zhang Jianchi: White Dragonfly
Zheng Yi: Woodpecker

Special Feature
Li Hongqi: Golden Week
Zhao Ye: Jalainur

Student Session
Chen Qiguang (Hong Kong): Save the Kid
Guo Zhen (Hong Kong): Mom Goes to Work
Lei Lei: Pear or ET + Universe Candy Floss
Li Xing: Wedding Banquet
Qin Panpan: An Lan
Sheng Xintian: Wu Yi
Liu Ying: Ema, Ema
Su Zhexian (Taiwan): Street Dance Craze
Wu Xiao: Elegy of the Antitheist
Wu Yaqin: Garden
Xi Xueqing: Secret Channel

CIFF Top Ten Documentary List
Lin Xin: Schoolmates
Lin Zhizhan (Taiwan): Red Grain
Mao Chenyu: Xi Mao’s Universe
Tao Huaqiao: Arhat
Wang Xuebo: Bangke from the Mansi Village
Wei Ating: You and Me
Xu Tong: Fortune Telling
Zhao Xun: Two Seasons
Zhang Jingwei: KJ
Zhang Tianhui: Farewell, Beijing

CIFF Top Ten Experimental Films
Chen Xuegang: Me
Cheng Ran: Rock Pigeon
Gao Shiqiang: Oxygen Sick
Liang Yue: Lady, Lady
Liu Yonghong + Liu Zhiyong: Can you play with me
Mei Jian: Live Force
Na Yingyu: Our Master is Gone
Yang Li: Wonderland
Zhao Dayong: Rough Poetry
Zhao Yu: Crystal

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