Deutscher Filmpreis – German Film Awards also called Lola Awards.

Deutscher Filmpreis German Film Awards also called Lola Awards an annual German awards ceremony live in ARD ZDF Instagram

The Deutscher Filmpreis (German Film Awards, also called Lola Awards) is an annual German awards ceremony honouring cinematic achievements in the German film business. It is the most important German movie award and the most highly endowed German cultural award with cash prizes totalling about three million euros.

From 1951 to 2004 it was awarded by a commission, but since 2005 the award has been organized by the German Film Academy (Deutsche Filmakademie). The Federal Commissioner for Cultural and Media Affairs has been responsible for the administration of the prize since 1999. The awards ceremony is traditionally held in Berlin. Since 2017, Pantaflix became the official partner of the German Film Awards.

The 70th presentation of the German Film Award will be something special. It can be seen live for the first time on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 10.15 p.m. in the first. The ARD joint production is created under the leadership of Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb). Live show without guests The actor and entertainer Edin Hasanovic leads the show, together with a DJ and a dog. There are no guests on site in a 2400 sqm studio hall. But Edin Hasanovic is still in good company. Laudators such as Anke Engelke, Charly Hübner, Iris Berben, Jannis Niewöhner and many others will come to the studio for a short visit or be added from home. And even the kangaroo gets involved! The State Minister for Culture and the Media, Monika Grütters, and the Academy President Ulrich Matthes are live in the studio to jointly award the prizes in the “Best Feature Film” category.

 

Deutscher Filmpreis 2020 live on ARD – Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

“The Wandering Earth” China’s first sci-fi film on Netflix.

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“The Wandering Earth” China’s first sci-fi film on Netflix.

China’s first science fiction blockbuster set in space, “The Wandering Earth,” on Netflix. The Wandering Earth film (Chinese: 流浪地球) which recently became the second highest grossing film of all time in China. The Wandering Earth film is based on the novella of the same title by award-winning sci-fi writer Liu Cixin, the film is directed by Frant Gwo and stars Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie, Ng Man-tat and Zhao Jinmai, with a special appearance by Wolf Warrior 2 star Wu Jing. Wu Jing appeared in Gong Shou Dao ( Chinese: 功守道 ), Chinese kung fu short film directed by Wen Zhang and produced by Jet Li, Li Lianjie ( Chinese: 李连杰 ). The film stars Jack Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云 , 馬雲, Jet Li, Donnie Yen ( 甄子丹 ), Tony Jaa, Jacky Heung, Asashōū Akinori, Zou Shiming, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo, production company Alibaba Group.

Netflix will stream it in more than 190 countries and translate it into 28 languages. The movie follows mankind’s efforts to move Earth out of its solar system because the sun has expanded to the point where it will destroy the planet. The film The Wandering Earth (Chinese: 流浪地球) is produced by China Film Group ( 中国电影集团公司 ) and Beijing Culture, which also produced Wolf Warrior 2 and last year’s summer hit Dying To Survive.

Why has this film been such an instant hit? How does it compare with Hollywood sci-fi films? And how does it reflect China’s culture and its vision for the future of mankind?
The POINT CGTN – Discussion about The Wandering Earth film with Prof. Joanne Cheng, a Film Critic and Film Maker; Prof. Yang Yuguang of the China Aerospace Science & Industry Group; Chen Qiufan, founder and CEO of Thema Mundi Production