189 films to be screened across Hainan during film festival

Print english.sanya.gov.cn Updated: 2020-11-27

People enjoy a film on the beach during the second HIIFF. [Photo/hiiff.com.cn] 

A total of 189 films from nearly 60 countries and regions will be screened in cinemas across Hainan province during the third Hainan Island International Film Festival (HIIFF), which is slated to take place in Sanya from Dec 5 to 12.

They cover eight programmes: Stardom, World Cinema, Asian Spectrum, China Panorama, Reality Bites, A Possibility, In Focus and Classics. Over 100 of the films will have their world, Asia or China premiere, according to the festival organizers.

The third HIIFF has received 4,376 film submissions from 114 countries across the world.

In Sanya, film enthusiasts can not only go to indoor cinemas, but enjoy world-renowned works on the beach and other outdoor areas as the organizers have specially set up outdoors film screenings to pair Sanya's best natural views with good films.

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