SPIFF 1st Chinese film festival in Russia results

The screening and award ceremony of the SPIFF 1st Chinese film festival in Russia took place on the 6th of December at the White hall of the Central Public Library “Mayakovsky” – in the historic palace at the heart of Saint-Petersburg.
The festival is non-commercial, cultural event with free entrance for the audience.
The screening hall was full by the audience.
After the screening there was conversation between the audience and the specialist in Chinese culture about the films and Chinese culture.
Audience appreciated all films of the program:
“Ten months of life”
«The Castle of Lallation»
“Her Sweet Sixteen”
“It’s Winter Now”
After the screening the Award winners by the Jury decision were announced:
Best film “It’s winter now” dir. Qi Lin Lin
Best animation “The Castle of Lallation” dir. Jianheng Xiang
Best director Qi Lin Lin “It’s winter now”
Best screenplay Qi Lin Lin “It’s winter now”
Best actress Guo Ran “Her sweet sixteen” 
Best actor Sun Wei “It’s winter now”
Best DOP Wang Zi “Her sweet sixteen”
Best editing Wang Tianshuo “Ten months of life”
Best sound design Shan Xiaoyu “Ten months of life”
Best DOP Wang Zi “Her sweet sixteen”
Audience voted for “It’s Winter Now” by Qi Lin Lin as the winner of the Audience choice award.
Audience appreciated the festival very much and would like to visit the new edition of the festival in 2019.