Saturday, September 27, 2008

Chinese film wins highest prize at Pyongyang int'l film festival

Chinese feature film "Assembly" received three awards at the 11th Pyongyang International Film Festival, which ended Friday.

"Assembly" won the award for "best film," the highest honor of the festival, as well as for "best director" and the "best technology."

Three other Chinese films also won accolades at the festival. The documentary film "The Imperial Garden" won the "special international jury prize," while "The Tender Feeling" was awarded the "special organizers' prize" and "Good Man" received the "special projection prize."

The biennial Pyongyang International Film Festival, previously called "the Film Festival of Non-aligned and other Developing Countries," has been held since 1987.

The 11th Film Festival opened on Sept. 19.

Source: Xinhua

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