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Spotlight on Shanxi

By Wang Kaihao | China Daily | Updated: 2017-10-13 08:03

Director Jia Zhangke's new film festival in his home province uses the ancient city of Pingyao as a backdrop for the international event. Wang Kaihao reports.

Jia Zhangke, one of China's most internationally recognized film directors, finally has the chance to place the cinematic spotlight on his home province of Shanxi with the launch of a new international film festival.

The first Pingyao International Film Festival, the brainchild of the acclaimed director, will be held from Oct 28 through Nov 4, Jia announced at a news conference in Beijing on Monday.

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