Announcing a new Event for The London Chinese Language Meetup Group!
TERRACOTTA FESTIVAL 2010
15 hand-picked films from the Far East representing the best in current Asian Cinema
6th ? 9th May
The annual Terracotta Festival at the Prince Charles Cinema, London, will once again show the latest films from Asia
Opening with Jackie Chans? latest film (his 99th!!!), the anti-war film LITTLE BIG SOLDIER and closing with Teddy Chen?s star ensemble action film BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS, and in between there is something to suit everyones tastes:
? Late night Thai horrors
? Documentaries on Christopher Doyle and yakuza cinema
? Japanese anime SUMMER WARS (from THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME director, Mamoru Hosoda)
? plus Japanese themed cosplay party featuring live Japanese bands
? Action adventure K:20 (starring Takeshi Kaneshiro)
? Hong Kong thriller VENGEANCE (Johnny Hallydays much anticipated collaboration with Johnnie To)
? Crazy Japanese punk film ? FISH STORY (?Can a punk rock song save Earth from a meteorite?!!!?)
? International Festival favourites like COW (starring Huang Bo) and ACCIDENT (starring Louis Koo)
? The final installment of 20th Century Boys 3 shown for the first time in UK cinemas
? Q&As with directors
? Ticket holders get discounts in selected bars and restaurants in Chinatown during the festival
Attending the festival will be Teddy Chen, director of Bodyguards and Assassins, fresh from winning 7 awards at the Hong Kong Film Festival and Yves Montmayeur (director IN THE MOOD FOR DOYLE and YAKUZA EIGA) as well as Xavier Jamaux (soundtrack composer for ACCIDENT).
Most of these films won?t get a release in the UK cinemas and nearly all are UK or EUROPEAN PREMIERES.
Tickets normally ?7.50 ? BUT.. but members of the anime/ Japanese language/ Mandarin language group pay ?6.50 if they say the following password at the Prince Charles Cinema box office: ?DIM SUM DISCOUNT?
For full line up and screening times and info on parties:www.TerracottaFestival.com
Learn more here:http://chinese.meetup.com/22/calendar/13284315/