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First-time Chinese Director Invited for NYFF

(CRI Online)

16:14, August 24, 2012

"Memories Look at Me", a family drama and feature debut by Chinese director Song Fang, will join the main lineup at this year's New York Film Festival, organizers have announced.

The film won the Best First Feature at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland earlier this month.

It follows a woman who works far away from her parents going home to spend some time with them. The director and her parents play themselves in the film.

The New York Film Festival's Website describes the film as "perfectly captures the rhythms of brief sojourns home."

Song Fang completed the film as part of director Jia Zhangke's project to help new directors. Jia is the film's executive producer.

The New York Film Festival is an annual event with no awards competitions. Films to be screened are selected by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, a preeminent film presentation organization.

This year, the Film Society has selected 32 films for the main slate including Song Fang's film. Others include Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" which will be the opening film, Michael Haneke's "Amour" and Alain Resnais' "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet".

The 50th edition of the festival will run from September 28 to October 14.
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