We are so honoured to be one of the top 10 films to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award of the IndieFEST Film Awards 2017 Humanitarian Award.
“Your production was hand selected by our judges and staff, from the entire pool of entries to the competition throughout 2017, as a film that represents both the spirit of humanitarianism combined with quality filmmaking craft.” says Rick Prickett, the Competition Director at the IndieFEST Film Awards, in his congratulatory letter to director Doris Liu, “We appreciate the extremely important work you are doing to raise awareness and shift global paradigms.”
During the past year, In the Name of Confucius has been screened in 13 cities in 6 countries on 4 continents, including 6 showing at 5 film festivals and 4 showing at 4 universities.
Audiences have given us very positive feedbacks and thanking us for bringing them the eye-opening information about the Chinese government’s penetration into our educational systems and societies in the name of Confucius Institute, an ostensible Chinese language and culture education organization funded and controlled by the Chinese government but embedded on our campuses.
Recently, the US senator Marco Rubio wrote to five universities in Florida urging them to closed their Confucius Institutes. FBI director Christopher Wray said that FBI has been warily watching the development of the Confucius Institutes and is investigating some institutes in America. To learn more about the controversies of the Confucius Institute, please click here.