JU Anqi (1975, China) was educated as a director at the Beijing Film Academy. He has directed several documentaries. In 2004, he changed the course of Chinese film after submitting a statement to the China Film Bureau on reforming the Chinese film industry. He did this along with six other Chinese independent filmmakers, including Jia Zhangke and Lou Ye. In 2013, Ju started editing his feature film Poet on a Business Trip. This film received funding from IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund. For the first time in Ju's career, a feature film of his will be screened internationally: during IFFR 2015.
There’s a Strong Wind in Beijing (2000, doc), Quilts (2003, doc), Night in China (2006, doc), Happy Birthday! Mr. An (2007), Loser and Mao (2013, short), Poet on a Business Trip (2014)