A Toast to Chi­nese Cin­ema

IWC cel­e­brates Chi­nese cin­ema at the Bei­jing In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val

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For the fourth year, IWC cel­e­brates Chi­nese cin­ema by part­ner­ing the Bei­jing In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val (BJIFF). An ex­clu­sive gala din­ner themed “For the Love of Cin­ema” was held on 19 April at the pres­ti­gious Aman at Sum­mer Palace. Celebri­ties and VIPS present in­cluded ac­tresses and IWC brand am­bas­sadors Zhou Xun and Rosamund Pike, as well as Liu Weiqiang and Guan Hu. Dur­ing the din­ner, 94-year-old ac­tress and film leg­end Qin Yi was hon­oured with the IWC Film­maker Award for her con­tri­bu­tions to Chi­nese cin­ema. Qin ap­peared in some three dozen movies and was one of China’s most pop­u­lar ac­tresses through­out the 1950s and 1960s.

To mark the oc­ca­sion, IWC also launched the Portofino Hand-wound Eight Days Edi­tion “Bei­jing In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val 2016” Ref. IW510114, lim­ited to 50 pieces world­wide.

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