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CIFA collects and preserves printed and digital photos about Chinese independent films, filmmakers and events. A sesarchable catalogue will be provided. Donations are welcomed.

The collection of “Chinese Independent Filmmakers at the Yamagata International Film Festival” includes photos of a number of filmmakers attending the film festival dating back to 1991.

The collection of “Chinese Independent Filmmakers and Artists through the Lens of Norman A. Spencerpresents Norman Spencer’s candid photos of Chinese independent filmmakers, artists, and important cultural events documenting the history of Chinese independent cinema.