Rio festival honors China

Film fest to take place Sept. 20 - Oct. 4

HONG KONG — China has been selected as the country of honor at the forthcoming Rio International Film Festival (Sept. 20 – Oct. 4 , 2007. )

One of the largest film festivals in Latin America, the fest will select 12 contempo Chinese movies and an additional eight classics produced in the 1930s and 1940s.

According to the Xinhua Chinese news agency, Rio lineup includes Yin Li’s “The Knot,” Zhang Yang’s “Getting Home”, Zhang Yimou’s “Curse of the Golden Flower” and Ann Hui’s “The Postmodern Life of My Aunt.”

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