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Shanghai Int'l Film Festival kicks off

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Added On June 19, 2017

The Shanghai International Film Festival started its 20th edition on Saturday night at Shanghai Grand Theater.
 
To meet the demands of movie lovers, the duration of this year's event has been extended to 10 days from the previous nine.
 
The Shanghai event is the only film festival in China that features a category for documentary features.
 
Every year, it receives around 900 submissions from all around the world in that category alone.
 
Since its first edition in 1993, the Shanghai International Film Festival has grown to become one of the largest film festivals in Asia.