Zhang Jingchu, Guest of Honour of the 4th Festival of German Cinema. She is a Chinese film actress who graduated from the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing with a Directing degree. She came into international attention by starring in Gu Changwei's film Peacock, which won the Silver Bear at the 2005 Berlin International Film Festival. In 2007 she is awarded Best Actress at Cairo Film Festival. Zhang went on to star in a number of well-received films, including Tsui Hark's Seven Swords (2005), Derek Yee's Protégé (2007), Brett Ratner's Rush Hour 3 (2007), Florian Gallenberger's John Rabe (2008) and Ann Hui's Night and Fog (2009). Zhang was named one of "Asia's Heroes" by Time magazine in 2005.