Organisers said they had been forced to suspend operations indefinitely. Photo: Handout
Organisers said they had been forced to suspend operations indefinitely. Photo: Handout

China’s biggest independent film festival forced to suspend operations indefinitely

  • Organisers of China Independent Film Festival say it is now ‘impossible’ to maintain the spirit of independence but hope the films they picked will be remembered
  • Event had screened more than 1,000 features and documentaries, many focusing on politically sensitive topics, during its 17 years of operations

Organisers said they had been forced to suspend operations indefinitely. Photo: Handout
Organisers said they had been forced to suspend operations indefinitely. Photo: Handout
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