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Producers of Blind Massage Presented with APSA Jury Grand Prize

L-R: APSA Film Director Maxine Williamson, Li Ling, Australian Ambassador for People's Republic of China H.E. Ms Frances Adamson,  Nai An and Wang Yong. Photo by: Aaron Berkovich - Peking Productions

L-R: APSA Film Director Maxine Williamson, Li Ling, Australian Ambassador for People’s Republic of China H.E. Ms Frances Adamson, Nai An and Wang Yong. Photo by: Aaron Berkovich – Peking Productions

 

On Sunday the Australian Ambassador to China, Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson, presented the 8th APSA Jury Grand Prize to the producers of Blind Massage (Tui Na) – Nai An, Li Ling, Kristina Larsen, Wang Yong – at the Australia-China Film Industry Forum Networking Event in Beijing.

Directed by Lou Ye, one of the Sixth Generation Chinese filmmakers, Blind Massage is set in Nanjing, focusing on a massage centre run by the blind. The film was screened on numerous film festivals across the world, including Berlin International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, New York Asian Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, and San Diego Asian Film Festival.