2017-03-21 22:41:01

Overview of Classic Film Restoration


Preservation Initiative

In 2011, Shanghai International Film Festival started its collaboration with the world renowned luxury watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre and launched the Film Restoration program to repair damaged prints of China's classic movies, preserving the valuable treasures of Chinese film culture.


Charity Auction

The program is financed by auctions co-hosted by Shanghai International Film Festival and Jaeger-LeCoultre, with auction items including the limited edition watches from Jaeger-LeCoultre and the private collections of celebrities. Previous donors for the program are Amanda Seyfried, Nicholas Hoult, NI Ni, Jing Boran, Chen Chong, Tian Zhuangzhuang, Wen Yan, Tan Zhuo, Tao Hong, Tong Dawei, Geng Le, Qi Xi, Ming Dao, Luo Jin, Xu Hongyu, Li Meng, Zheng Dasheng, among others.


Classics Revival

So far, a number of Chinese classic films including FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI, SOUL OF A PAINTER, OUTSIDE THE WINDOW ENDLESS LOVE A BETTER TOMORROW TWO STAGE SISTERS and NEW YEAR SACRIFICE have been restored and screened during the festival, becoming a unique scene in Shanghai.


2014 Stage Sisters

2015  A Better Tomorrow 

2016 C’est la Vie

2017 Outside the Window

2018 Soul of a Painter

2019 Flowers of Shanghai

2020 New Year Sacrifice




Guiding Unit:State Film Administration      Host Units:China Media Group Shanghai Municipal People's Government

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