第八届北京国际电影节开幕 8th Beijing Int'l Film Festival opens

Gao Huiying China Plus/China Daily Published: 2018-04-16 15:30:10
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第八届北京国际电影节开幕 8th Beijing Int'l Film Festival opens

The eighth annual Beijing International Film Festival lifted its curtain on Sunday at Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center(雁栖湖国际会展中心), gathering a star-studded lineup on the red carpet(红毯).

第八届北京国际电影节开幕 8th Beijing Int'l Film Festival opens

The Tiantan Awards(天坛奖) are the highest awards(奖项) at the festival, which 659 films from 71 countries and regions have entered. Fifteen films have been selected as finalists and await the all-star jury's decision.

More than 300 events(活动) - including forums(论坛), premieres(首映礼), and trade fairs(电影市场) - will be held in the coming week for the festival, which ends(结束) on April 22.

Karen Mok poses on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Karen Mok poses on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Wu Jing poses on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Wu Jing poses on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Lee-Hom Wang (3rd R, front) is seen on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15,2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Lee-Hom Wang (3rd R, front) is seen on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15,2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Jury members of the Tiantan Award pose on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang)

Jury members of the Tiantan Award pose on the red carpet before the opening ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang)

词汇 Words:

[kāi mù] 开幕 open
[jié shù] 结束 end
[hóng tǎn] 红毯 red carpet
[jiǎng xiàng] 奖项 award
[huó dòng] 活动 event
[lùn tán] 论坛 forum
[shǒu yìng lǐ] 首映礼 premiere
[shì chǎng] 市场 fair

重点词汇 Key word:

  • <动词 v.> praise; commend; encourage
    E.g. Wǒ yào shuō yī jù kuājiǎng tā de huà。
    我要说一句夸奖他的话。
    I have a word of praise for him.

  • <动词 v.> reward
    E.g. Yǒu gōng zhě jiǎng。
    有功者奖。
    Those who have gained merit will be rewarded.

  • <名词 n.> award; prize; reward
    E.g. Zhè jiǎng nǐ shòuzhī wúkuì。
    这奖你受之无愧。
    You have well earned the prize.

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