The Barcelona Asian Film Festival is organized by 100.000 RETINAS, Alternative Film Promoter. Its main objective is the promotion and diffusion, in Spain, of Asian cinema produced in the Far Eastern countries of the Asian continent.
The Barcelona Asian Film Festival consists of five sections:
• OFFICIAL COMPETITION: new Asian films compete for the Golden Durian, a 6,000 euros prize awarded by Casa Asia.
• AS-ASIAN SELECTION: a look at the best of the latest crop of Asian films.
• GUEST COUNTRY: every year, BAFF choses a country whose most recent filmography is screened.
The BAFF 10th edition’s guest cinematography will be HONG KONG.
• D-CINEMA: a space reserved for screening the most innovative and experimental Asian cinema shot in digital format.
• SPECIAL SCREENINGS
GOLDEN DURIAN. During the festival an International Jury will select the Best Feature Film from the Official Competition, which will receive a cash prize of Euro 6.000, awarded by CASA ASIA (an institution established by the Spanish State Department to promote Asian culture in Spain).
GOLDEN DURIAN award winners commit themselves to mentioning the award in all film publicity and press material or in the credits of the director’s next feature film. The Jury’s decision must be quoted and the Festival’s logo used.
AUDIENCE AWARD. Selected by the audience votes from among the films presented in the following sections: Official Competition, Asian Selection, Special Screenings and Guest Country.
D-CINEMA AWARD. A Jury will select the Best Digital Film from the D-Cinema section.
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