Ming Zhang

Ming Zhang

China

Biography

Ming Zhang (Chongqing, 1961) is an established director and writer, and Professor of the Department of Directing in Beijing Film Academy. He finished the debut IN EXPECTATION in 1996, which was premiered in the Berlin Film Festival. It won prizes at the Pusan International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Torino International Film Festival, etc. The film then opened in over 20 countries and regions. In 2001, Zhag directed the film WEEKEND PLOT, which was invited to film festivals in Tokyo, Pusan, Berlin, Rotterdam and so on. His subsequent films include BEFORE BORN (2005), THE FATHER (2006), THE BRIDE (2008), FOLK SONGS SINGING (2011) and CHINA AFFAIR (2013). Ming Zhang is regarded as one of the Sixth Generation of Chinese directors, along with Jia Zhangke and Lou Ye

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