A Filmless Festival

Wang Wo, 2015, 85 min
This film documents the 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival in 2014, from the preparations before the opening ceremony to the process of its forced cancellation, the event which spurred the Cinema on the Edge series. The footage used for the film was captured by audience members, local artists, invited directors and special guests, festival volunteers and workers, as well as journalists and members of the media. It is a film produced by the collective.

Q&A about independent filmmaking in China with filmmakers Wang Wo, Huang Ji, and the Cinema on the Edge organizers J.P. Sniadecki, Karin Chien and Shelly Kraicer.