California International Film Festival (CAIFF)
Davis Chinese Film Festival (DCFF)

Welcome to CIFF & DCFF 2019

Davis Chinese Film Festival (DCFF) is hosted by Davis Chinese Film Festival Foundation (DCFFF). DCFFF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which was established in January 2014. The EIN of DCFFF is 46-4735828. All staff at DCFFF are volunteers. DCFFF appreciates strong support from the University of California at Davis, Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, Beijing Film Academy, China News Publishing Administration for Radio and Film, China Film Association, community, and many other organizations.

DCFF & CIFF 2018
Keynote Address Chinese film:
Breaking through the taboo of Cultural Revolution

George Shi (史鐘麒)


1960年被招入上海舞蹈学校芭蕾舞系,主修芭蕾,兼修外国民间舞,中国民间舞以及毯子功, 1966年以优异成绩毕业于该校,毕业后进入上海芭蕾舞团,任主要演员。在芭蕾舞剧《白毛女》中饰演大春, 《天鹅湖》中饰演王子,《苗岭风雷》中饰演雷排长等。1978年,上海举行文革以后第一届文艺汇演,以双人舞《青松赞》获上海文艺汇演优秀演员奖。

Mr. George Shi graduated from the Shanghai Dance Academy Ballet Department with honors in 1966, majoring in ballet, minority folk dance, Chinese folk dance and Chinese classical dance. He joined the Shanghai Ballet Company as a principal dancer, starring in ballets such as “White Haired Girl”, “Swan Lake”, “War of Miao” and “Red Detachment of Women”, and more. In addition to dance, he also acted in various films and TV credits, “Life’s Trill”, “Bitter”, and “Distant Star” etc. during 1979 to 1987.

Mr. Shi came to the United States in 1988 and studied Modern Dance at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City while he taught ballet in Utah Ballet Department. Later, he moved to New York City and started to teach ballet, Chinese folk dance, and European folk dance in a number of arts organizations. He is now in Bay area teaching ballet, Chines and European folk dance. During his tenure in the U.S., he continues to perform in different programs such as “Butterfly Lovers”, and “Silk Road Flower Rain”. In 2016, he successfully acted monkey king Sun, Wu Kong in ballet “Nutcracker in China” with New Century Dance School.


Selected Movies

Live Screenings

2018 DCFF/CIFF Film Festival Contest

Screenplay / Writing Contest

2018 DCFF/CIFF Film Festival Contest

Music / Songwriting Contest

2018 DCFF/CIFF Film Festival Contest

Photography Contest

2018 DCFF/CIFF Film Festival Contest

Online Festival / Awards Event

2018 DCFF/CIFF Film Festival Contest