Author: Gen Carmel

Gen Carmel has worked as program assistant for the LEF Foundation since 2013. Prior to that, she worked for several independent film festivals and organizations in Beijing from August 2010 to January 2013, and in 2011 was a festival translator for DOChina, the independent documentary film exchange week that was also organized by the Li Xianting Film Foundation before combining with BIFF.

Last updated October 2014.

Articles Written by Gen Carmel:

Cover from the program of the 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival, shut down in August.

The 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival: Shutdown Report From China

While the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong resulted in the shutdown of the popular social media site Instagram in mainland China last week and prompts continued monitoring by media this week, it was only last month that we heard the story of another crack down on alternative media in the People’s Republic of China. The… Read more »