///Paris///Beijing///Frankfurt am main///Opening Ceremony///Dialogue Forum///Joint Meeting Hall///Closing and Award Ceremony///Screening
“Countries have borders, but culture knows no limits.” Documentary films serve as an important medium for cultural exchange between different nations. The Golden Tree International Documentary Film Festival invites all young filmmakers of the documentary film industry to participate – there are no borders. The Golden Tree espouses the view that documentary film directors and producers utilize their own perspectives in making the projects. Individual creativity should be paramount.
We have received the positive support of experts in the field of documentaries from all over the world. We are moved by their noble thoughts, unique opinions and hard work, and strive to follow their example.
We should have an inclusive and accepting stance towards different cultures. In films, we have to look past the superficial appearance of the pictures in films, to analyze the hidden and deep-seated meaning and idea behind them.
Jean Claude Carrierre
It relies on the power of documentaries as a forward-looking instrument of International understanding, on the natural curiosity for strange people and strange worlds, on the only seemingly banal but really crucially important question: what do others do when they have similar problems to me?