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Beijing Documentary Week documents path, future of industry

(chinadaily.com.cn)|Updated : 2020-09-25

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The opening ceremony of the 4th Beijing Documentary Week was held on Sep 15. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Organized by National Radio and Television Administration, Beijing Municipal Radio and Television Bureau and Beijing Media Network, the fourth Beijing Documentary Week was held in Beijing from Sept 15-22.

The annual event aims to check achievements in the documentary industry, support people and institutions which have made contributions to the development of the industry and encourage more quality works to be made in the future.

With the theme "recording beautiful life", this year's event included an online exhibition, three training courses and six forums to discuss topics such as the spread of Chinese documentaries to foreign countries and how advanced technologies promote the documentary industry.

Du Feijin, head of the Beijing Publicity Department, said "As the national cultural hub, Beijing shoulders the responsibility of promoting cultural development. We will promote documentary' development on the basis of Beijing's culture and make more quality works that reflect the era."

"The Beijing Documentary Week has become a grand gathering for the documentary industry, which has played an important role in promoting the communication between documentary professionals, cultivation of talented people and display of quality works to the public," said Ma Li, an official from the National Radio and Television Administration.

"Wu must seize the opportunity to promote the development of this industry in a innovative way with more supportive policies and targeted measures," she added.