‘ETERNAL SPRING’ plays Chinese Theater in Hollywood; wins audience prize at Dances With Films

JUNE 19–Animated documentary ETERNAL SPRING (長春) received an extremely warm welcome at its Southern California premiere in Hollywood this week, playing for a large and highly engaged crowd at the Chinese Theater as part of the 25th annual Dances With Films festival, and claiming the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature.

It was the twelfth festival honour for ETERNAL SPRING in just three months this spring, evenly split between jury honours (6) and audience prizes (6). The film has earned prizes at all six competitive North American festivals in which it has appeared.

Filmmaker Jason Loftus speaks with the press during the red carpet for Dances WIth Films, 2022. ETERNAL SPRING played June 15 at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
The Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Dances With Films played upstairs at the Chinese 6 Theaters, its 15th edition.

Director Jason Loftus was in attendance for a red carpet at the festival as well as for the screening and Q&A.

Red Carpet interviews:

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 12: Director Jason Loftus attends the 2022 Dances With Films Los Angeles “Big Sunday Night” red carpet at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 12, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

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