In partnership with Tencent, the films and shows will be streamed through a dedicated page for screenings on the WE TV website.
Hala China’s third annual Chinese Film and TV Week in Dubai is kicking off its online screening of more than 20 shows and films today. Hala China is an initiative launched by Meraas and Dubai Holding which aims to attract Chinese visitors to the UAE.
The event, which is set to run until December 14, is organised in partnership with Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai, China Film Administration, China National Radio and Television Administration, the UAE Embassy in China and Dubai Film and Television Commission.
Dignitaries from ministries and well-known Chinese celebrities, curators and reviewers including Wang Han, Qin Hailu, and Habib Ghuloom are expected to attend the event. A Chinese Film and TV Saloon will follow, serving as an exchange forum to discuss and review the Romance of the Three Kingdoms with movie actors Hong Yuzhou and Lu Shu Ming as well as Haddi Mohamed Beiji, Sinologist and translator and Hassanein Fahmy, Sinologist and Professor of Chinese education at King Saud University.
In partnership with Tencent, the films and shows will be streamed through a dedicated page for screenings on the WE TV website. The line-up comprises The Best of Us, The New Kind of Comedy, Love You Forever, Operation Red Sea, The Most Beautiful Retrograde, The Story of Minglan and Ashes of Love to name a few.
The film week will also see the attendance of high-profile Chinese and international celebrities including Wang Han, Qin Hailu, Liu Miaomiao, Cao Ying, Zhang Hanyu, Sun Qian, Yu Xiaowei, Zhang Yishang, Huang Xiaolei, and Shang Tielong.
Held for two consecutive years, The Chinese Film and TV Week has screened over 20 movies and garnered an attendance of over 6,000 people. The event aims to promote the emerging Chinese and UAE film and production industries providing them with opportunities to exchange expertise and utilise the production facilities offered by the UAE.