07 – 22 MAY: Chinese Visual Festival

Chinese Visual Festival The Chinese Visual Festival returns for its 5th year in London, showcasing documentary, fiction and experimental video art from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and beyond. The festival will run from May 7th – 22nd 2015 at King’s College London, with events also being held at the British Film Institute (BFI) More...

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By Editorial On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

01 NOV – East Asian Cinematic Highlights / SEA Arts Festival

East Asian Cinematic Highlights as part of the SEA Arts Festival 2014 East Asian filmmakers in the UK have created a collection of eclectic film shorts and warmly invite you to the screening! Taking place on Saturday More...

By Editorial On Monday, October 20th, 2014

06-21 NOV London Korean Festival returns

London Korean Film Festival 2014 takes place 06-21st November The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) returns to the capital for the 9th annual edition, 6th -21st November. The 2014 programme gives audiences across More...

By Editorial On Friday, October 17th, 2014

31 0CT – 02 NOV East Winds Festival showcases East Asian cinema in Coventry

East Winds Film Festival showcasing Asian cinema 31 Oct – 02 Nov UK’S BIGGEST ASIAN FILM SHOWCASE OUTSIDE OF LONDON East Winds, the UK’s only major showcase of East Asian cinema outside of London and More...

By Editorial On Saturday, March 8th, 2014

26 MARCH Terracotta Film Club screen ‘Mother’

With Mother’s Day approaching on 30 March, the folks at Terracotta Film Club will be screening Bong Joon-Ho’s 2009 Hitchcock-ian murder mystery, MOTHER with a devoted, relentless mother at its centre. When More...

By Editorial On Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Chinese Visual Festival call for entries – Local Chinese Language Film Makers Session

Chinese Visual Festival (CVF) is  launching its Call for Entries for a Local Chinese Language Film Makers Sessions. Filmmakers are asked to submit their short films by 31st March.  The selected films will be More...

By Editorial On Friday, February 28th, 2014

26 FEB – 09 MARCH Asia House holds Pan-Asia Film Festival

Asia House presents the 6th Pan-Asia Film Festival 2014 showcasing the breadth and variety of Asian cinema.  The festival will include seven UK premieres and two London premieres and feature names from across More...

By Guest Contributor On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Feng Xiaogang in conversation at the BFI: Holding a Mirror up to Chinese society

Last night’s pre-screening talk by film director Feng Xiaogang climaxed the Spectacular China season at the BFI Anna Chen reports. After a start as slow as wet cement, it livened up considerably once Feng More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

26 FEB Terracotta Film Club screen ‘Stray Cat Rock’

Terracotta Film Club screen Japanese cult classic Stray Cat Rock at the Prince Charles Cinema this month Last month they screened Shinya Tsukamoto’s cult thriller, BULLET BALLET, this month the UK’s More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

03 – 21 FEB Spectacular Chinese Film at the BFI *COMPETITION* Win 2 tickets plus dinner at Ping Pong restaurant

The British Film Institute rolls out a month of spectacular Chinese film by director Feng Xiaogang this February The month’s screening marks the beginning of the year-long programme ‘Electric Shadows’ celebrating More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Director Feng Xiaogang to visit British Film Institute after BFI announces year of Chinese film

This week the British Film Institute announced a year of film collaboration with China, beginning with a special UK visit from China’s most popular film director, Feng Xiaogang The year-long program, titled ‘ More...

By Editorial On Saturday, January 18th, 2014

29 JAN Terracotta Film Club screen ‘Bullet Ballet’ *2 TICKETS TO GIVEAWAY*

January 2014 marks the one year anniversary of Terracotta Film Club and they start the year screening Japanese Thriller BULLET BALLET With many good films and sold out screenings, the film club returns to the Prince More...

By Tuey Mac On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

08 DEC New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors on Channel 4

New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors unveiled Channel 4 broadcasts a new programme revealing new recent discoveries about the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, China on Sunday 08 December at 8pm. The discovery of More...

By Editorial On Friday, December 6th, 2013

08 DEC & 18 DEC King of Pigs on Film4

Catch cult Korean anime THE KING OF PIGS when it receive its UK television premiere on Film4. The film airs on Sun 8 Dec at 23.40 pm(after TERMINATOR 2!) and again on Wed 18 Dec at 01.35am THE KING OF PIGS is a More...

By Tuey Mac On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

BAFTA announces £10,000 Hong Kong film scholarship to UK students

BAFTA announces new scholarships for UK nationals and Hong Kong residents The BAFTA Scholarship Programme in Hong Kong is the latest addition to BAFTA’s established scholarship programmes in the UK for those in More...

By Tuey Mac On Friday, November 15th, 2013

27 NOV Terracotta Film Club ‘The Lady Assassin’ *2 TICKETS TO GIVEAWAY*

It’s the first big martial arts blockbuster to come out of Vietnam and make it’s debut on the western screen. The latest screening by the Terracotta Film Club this month is THE LADY ASSASSIN – More...

By Editorial On Monday, November 11th, 2013

12-18 NOV China’s Biggest Film Festival comes to London

The largest Chinese film festival in Europe – the ‘China Image Film Festival’  heads to London Nov 12-18 for its annual showcase of the best handpicked Chinese films this year. Taking place at More...

By Editorial On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

07-15 NOV London Korean Film Festival

The 8th annual Korean Film Festival takes place in London at the Odeon Leicester Sq showcasing the finest of Korean cineam. The festival’s Artistic Director Hye-jung Jeon says: “The Festival will amaze More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Living with Dead Hearts – The search for China’s kidnapped children

Each year, as many as 70,000 children are kidnapped in China. They are not held for ransom; rather, they are sold. Some are sold into new families who raise them like adopted children; others are sold into slave More...

By Editorial On Sunday, October 13th, 2013

09-20 OCT Top Asian Films at BFI Film Festival

The BFI Film Festival returns with an array of outstanding international films showing 09-20 October. Tickets for the BFI Film Festival are only available in advance through the BFI website or booking office  http://www.bfi.org.uk and More...