Under the authority of the organizing committee of the fourth First Film Festival, Liu Ye, star of “Beginning of the Great Revival”, has been appointed as the image ambassador for the event, which is set to run from October 26 to November 9.
Liu will appear at the opening ceremony of this year’s festival on October 26 at the Centennial Hall of Peking University and attend a series events designed to promote the festival.
The up-and-coming actor recently portrayed Liu Bang, the founder of the West Han Dynasty, in Lu Chuan’s historical epic war movie, “The Last Supper”.
The fourth First Film Festival is co-hosted by Legendary Pictures and the Student Union of Peking University. It is the only film festival in China that commits itself to providing a platform for young directors.
The Short Film Award is the only competition section of the festival. Over 300 movies from nearly 20 countries around the world will be screened at this year’s festival.