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CGTN published this video item, entitled “24th SIFF kicks off at Shanghai Grand Theatre” – below is their description.
The 24th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) kicked off on June 11 at Shanghai Grand Theatre.
The event has received its largest-ever number of entries this year, which marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and several films have struck a historical note.
The winners will be announced during SIFF’s Golden Goblet Awards Ceremony on June 19.CGTN YouTube Channel
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