Documentary


In My Eyes

盲行者

(EDITOR)

Director: Yi Han

93mins

Synopsis

Only after the birth of his daughter, a blind man who lost his eyesight as an eight-year-old and was abused by his parents and relatives, finally begins to heal and rediscover what happiness fells like.

Production

Producers: Malcolm Clarke, Yi HAN

Artefact Entertainment

Festival

Shanghai International Film Festival - 2018

In competition for Golden Goblet Awards

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Stammering Ballad

黄河尕谣

(CO-EDITed with NAN ZHANG)

Director: Nan ZHANG

111 mins, 2018

Uploaded by International Film Festival Rotterdam on 2018-01-16.

Synopsis

A young Chinese folk singer left his hometown to the big city, only to return to his musical traditions. On this journey, his humor, anger and powerful folk songs all comes from the rural life of past. That's the real taste of soil and dust.

Production

Producers: Ruby Chen, Sinae Ha, Yong Zhang

Boda Media Group / CNEX Foundation

Festival

International Film Festival Rotterdam -2018

Official selection

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Kobba

无法漂移的陆地

(final cut editor)

Director: Zhou Yan

73 min

Synopsis

Kobbar is a 73 min long creative documentary produced by Zhou Yan about the inmates in Kumla prison in Sweden. Kumla is known as the Underground Kingdom. Inside the largest Swedish A-rate prison, the corridors connecting every section are covered with artwork done by inmates with the support from established artists.

Production

Producer: Zhou yan, Zhang Yun

Mountain fire production(China) / Shanghai TXDH Films(China) / Palmroos Produktion (Sweden)

Festivals

stockholm international film festival - 2016

Official Selection

Beijing international Film Festival - 2017


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The African Who Wants to Fly

(Editor)

Director: Samantha Biffort

70 Mins

Synopsis

Today he is a star of dozens of kung fu films and working behind the camera with Jackie Chan’s crew. But how Luc Bendza, born in a small Gabonese town, became a kung fu master in an art that didn’t count any African before him?
This is the story of a kid who wanted to fly like Chinese fighters, so passionate he tackled his destiny and entered the legendary Shaolin Temple at the age of 15.
His saga begins when he’s 10 and starts shooting his own kung fu films with his friends in the streets of Koulamoutou...

Production

Producers: Aurélien Bodinaux, Oualid Baha, Pierre Ceccaldi

Neon Rouge Production(Belgium) / TACT Production(France) / Princesse M(Gabon)

Festivals

Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (Belgium)

Official selection

Les Escales Documentaires de Libreville (Libreville - Gabon) 

Special Jury Prize

Escales Documentaires de La Rochelle (La Rochelle - France)

Official selection

AFRICLAP (Toulouse - France)

Paul Soumanou Prize of Best Documentary Film 

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A Great Day In Paris

(Editor)

DirectOR: Michka SAÄL

76 Mins

Synopsis

Within the jazz milieu of Paris, a story of music and friendship that revolves around questions of artistic exile, and begins and ends with a photograph.

Production

Producer: Michka Saäl

Produced with assistance from Embryo Productions (Quebec), French Cuisine (France), and 24 Images (France)

Festivals

2018

BronzeLens Film Festival, Atlanta, Georgia 

MIMO 15, Amarante, Portugal

DOC-Cévennes, Lasalle, France

Lac in Blue Festival, Annecy, France

Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, Montréal, Québec

Jazz Day, Fouras, France

2017

Cry from the Port, Marseille, France

Cinéma Saint André des Arts, Paris, France

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China Heavyweight

千锤百炼

(Co-edited with Hannele Halm)

Director: Yung Chang

87 mins

Synopsis

In central China, a Master coach recruits poor rural teenagers and turns them into Western-style boxing champions. The top students face dramatic choices as they graduate -- should they fight for the collective good or for themselves? A metaphor for the choices everyone in the New China faces now.

Production

Producers: Bob Moore, Peter Wintonick, Han Yi, Zhao Qi

Eyesteelfilm(Canada) / Yuangfang Media(China) / CNEX Foundation

Festivals

2012

Sundance Film Festival

Nominee Grand Jury PrizeWorld Cinema - Documentary

Golden Horse Film Festival

Winner Golden Horse AwardBest Documentary

Milan Film Festival 2012

Winner Best Feature Film - International Competition

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