The 7th Silk Road International Film Festival opened Sunday in Xi’an, Capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province.

The six-day event will witness the participation of more than 3,000 films from 116 countries & regions

At the welcoming session, 17 recommended Films were selected by seven renowned film practitioners from around the world including Chinese Director Lu Chuan.

Over 500 Films from home and abroad will be shown in Outdoor Squares, Cinemas and Online Platforms at the event’s Screening Session. A total of 102 Films will be screened in Cinemas, of which more than 70 percent are from Countries & Regions along the Belt & Road, according to the Organizers.

The Film Festival was first held in 2014, the festival is hosted by Shaanxi & East China’s Fujian Province in turn.

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