Xie Fei: A Half Century as Filmmaker, Mentor, and Educator


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xie Fei icon-01Xie Fei: A Half Century as Filmmaker, Mentor, and Educator

Still image from the film A Mongolian Tale
Xie Fei entered the Beijing Film Academy in 1960 and directed his first feature film in 1978. He is considered an important member of the Chinese “Fourth Generation” film directors whose works have won numerous domestic and international awards, including a Golden Bear and Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. He has also worked as a professor in the Directing Department at the Beijing Film Academy since 1965, teaching world-renowned directors such as Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, and Jia Zhangke.

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