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Bona Film Group Secures $20 Million Credit Facility From East West Bank



Bona Film Group Secures $20 Million Credit Facility From East West Bank

BEIJING, Nov. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bona Film Group Limited ("Bona" or
the "Company") (Nasdaq:BONA), a leading film distributor and vertically
integrated film company in China, today announced that it has entered into a
$20 million secured revolving credit line agreement with East West Bank
(Nasdaq:EWBC). The credit facility will be used to fund upcoming productions
and to acquire the distribution rights to international films in China.

"We are very pleased to work with East West Bank. Securing this financing
speaks to the strength of our business and strong relationships with
international financial institutions," said Bona CFO Amy Xu. "The additional
capital provided under this credit facility will enable us to continue
bringing high-quality, commercially successful films to moviegoers in China
and abroad, and we look forward to a long-term working relationship with East
West Bank."

About East West

East West Bancorp is a publicly owned company with $21.8 billion in assets and
is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "EWBC". The
Company's wholly owned subsidiary, East West Bank, is one of the largest
independent banks headquartered in California. East West is a premier bank
focused exclusively on the United States and Greater China markets and
operates over 120 locations worldwide, including in the United States markets
of California, New York, Georgia, Massachusetts, Texas and Washington. In
Greater China, East West's presence includes a full service branch in Hong
Kong and representative offices in Beijing, Shenzhen and Taipei. Through a
wholly-owned subsidiary bank, East West's presence in Greater China also
includes full service branches in Shanghai and Shantou and a representative
office in Guangzhou. For more information on East West Bancorp, visit the
Company's website at www.eastwestbank.com.

About Bona Film Group Limited

Bona Film Group Limited (Nasdaq:BONA) is a leading film distributor in China,
with an integrated business model encompassing film distribution, film
production, film exhibition and talent representation. Bona distributes films
to Greater China, Korea, Southeast Asia, the United States and Europe, invests
and produces movies in a variety of genres, owns and operates 15 movie
theaters and manages a range of talented and popular Chinese artists.

For more information about Bona, please visit  http://www.bonafilm.cn.

To be added to Bona's email list to receive Company news, please send your
request to bona@tpg-ir.com.

The Bona Film Group Limited logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15750

Forward Looking Statements

This news release may contain certain "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section
21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the
U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects,"
"anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and
similar statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact in
this press release are forward-looking statements and involve certain risks
and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are
based on management's current expectations, assumptions, estimates and
projections about the Company and the industry in which the Company operates,
but involve a number of unknown risks and uncertainties. Further information
regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation
to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or
circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by
law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these
forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such
expectations will turn out to be correct, and actual results may differ
materially from the anticipated results. You are urged to consider these
factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained
herein and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking
statements, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary
statements.

CONTACT: In China:
         Ms. Lingzi Gui or Ms. Ivy Lv
         Bona Film Group Limited
         Tel: +86 10-5928-3663
         Email: ir@bonafilm.cn
        
         In the U.S.:
         The Piacente Group, Inc.
         Investor Relations
         Brandi Floberg or Lee Roth
         Tel: (212) 481-2050
         Email: bona@tpg-ir.com

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