Ning Ying op IFFR
Ning Ying (1959, China) studied at the Peking Film Academy from 1978, simultaneously with older students such as Chen Kaige, Li Shoahong and Zhang Yimou. In 1982 she attended a course at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome and was then assistant director on Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor (1987). With her trilogy about Beijing - consisting of For Fun (1992), On the Beat (1995), and I Love Beijing (2001) - she won many international prizes.
Somebody Falls in Love with Me (1990), Zhao le/For Fun (1992), Minjing gushi/On the Beat (1995), Xiari nuanyangyang/I Love Beijing (2001), Xi wang zhi lü/Railroad of Hope (2002, short doc), Wu qiong dong/Perpetual Motion (2005), A mian B mian /Side A Side B (2010), Kung Fu Man (2012, co-dir), Jingcha Riji/To Live and Die in Ordos (2013)