Belt and Road Film Festival Alliance

Founded on June 16, 2018, the Belt and Road Film Festival Alliance is initiated by the Organizing Committee of Shanghai International Film Festival. Under the background of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Alliance makes mutual recommendation of films and exchanges among filmmakers as its core, aiming to jointly enhance film curatorial capability, promote mutual understanding among filmmakers, push forward film collaborative programs and strengthen film cultural exchanges among countries.

In 2016, “the Belt and Road” was set to be a permanent unit of the international exhibition module.Relative cooperation mechanisms and MOUs were signed with many countries for two consecutive years. In 2018, the Belt and Road Film Festival Alliance was founded and “the Belt and Road” Film Week was set up to explore diverse ways of cooperation with an open and inclusive mind, foster mutual exchanges with film practitioners in countries along “the Belt and Road”."