Bi Gan

Filmmaker (China)

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Writer-director Bi Gan, was born in Kaili City, Guizhou Province, People’s Republic of China, in 1989.

In 2013, his short film Diamond Sutra received the Special Mention Award in the Asian New Force Category of the 19th IFVA Festival.

His critically acclaimed debut feature Kaili Blues won the Best Emerging Director Award at the 68th Festival del film Locarno, the Montgolfière d'Or Award at the 37thFestival des 3 Continents, and the Best New Director Award at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards, amongst others. It was selected in numerous international film festivals and widely sold internationally.

His second feature, film Long Day's Journey Into Night, an international co-production between China and France, makes its premiere in Un Certain Regard, 71st Festival de Cannes.

 

Filmography

2017, Long Day's Journey Into Night - Writer & Director

2016, The Secret Goldfish, Short - Writer & Director

2015, KAILI BLUES, Writer & Director

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