As the oldest international film festival in the world, the Venice Film Festival has always given awards to independent and creative films. Chinese films are no strangers to Venice, even more so in recent years as the center of world's cinema shifts eastwards. In the past two decades, several Chinese directors took home top prizes, and many more Chinese filmmakers and film workers have shone their lights at Venice.
Here, we provide a list of just a few of them.
Zhang Yimou at the Venice