Central Plains Film Promotion Gala Held

On the evening of December 16th, the Central Plains Film Promotion Gala was held in Luoyang, Henan Province. Guided by the Chinese Film Association, this grand ceremony was jointly sponsored by the Henan Federation of Literature and Art, the China Film Criticism Society, the Luoyang Old Town District Committee of the Communist Party of China, the People’s Government of the Old Town, the Film Education and Industry Development Committee of the Chinese Film Association, and the Film and Television History Committee of the Film and Television Society of China University.

The activity kicked off in the elegant dance "Take the Lotus Pond". At the event site, Zhou Daxin, a famous Henan writer and winner of Mao Dun Literature Prize, spoke warmly and simply to encourage more filmmakers to care about the people and the grassroots. Children’s operas are sung together to inherit the classics, Heluo drum is brilliant, famous singers Yang Chengang and Kan Kan sing enthusiastically, and the dance of "Tang Palace Banquet" brings immersive experience and wins warm applause from the audience.

At the party, movies lead the audience to relive Henan’s history, culture and humanities, which are deep, broad and warm. The films "Yi Shui Luan Shan", "Zhong You" and "Walking Around" won special attention films; The film Jiao Yulu and Shaolin Temple won special tribute films; The films Requiem, My Father Jiao Yulu, Crossing Zhaoguan, Love each other, One sentence is worth 10,000 sentences, 1942, No kidding, Hu Spicy Soup, Make Dog Restless and Peacock won excellent films.

It is understood that in recent years, the old city has thoroughly implemented the new cultural tourism development concept of "subversive creativity, immersive experience, young consumption and mobile communication" proposed by Luoyang Municipal Committee, and fully promoted the mutual empowerment of "film and television+cultural tourism". The holding of this promotion ceremony will further help Henan film art creation practice, boost the high-quality development of Central Plains films, and show the new role of the old city in building a cultural power. (Qiao Yongfeng, Zhao Shuaishuai)