SEA ArtsFilm, in partnership with Moongate Productions, presents–
East Asian Cinematic Highlights (E.A.C.H) curated by Jennifer Lim
East Asian Cinematic Highlights (E.A.C.H.) is an evening of films which aims to promote and celebrate the work of a diverse group of UK-based East Asian film-makers in a packed programme including one feature and several eclectic shorts, boldly challenging clichéd perceptions of Britain’s third largest ethnic minority group.
Saturday, 1st November
6.30pm – A programme of 4 shorts:
May Wong (dir: Shan Ng) Dreamy, majestic and haunting meditation on the life of the iconic American-Chinese silent film actress Anna May Wong
Mercutio’s Dreaming: The Killing Of A Chinese Actor (dir: Daniel York) A bitingly funny and madcap satire on the perils of being an East Asian actor in Britain today. Commissioned by BBC Writersroom
Granny’s Ghost (dir: Lab Ky Mo) Belfast’s Chinese community brought quirkily and vividly to the screen in a beautifully surreal comedy.
Handuken (dir: Chris Chung) Glorious homage to Hong Kong action cinema that adds its own special ingredient of irresistibly mischievous humour.
8.00pm – Feature screening:
Ping Pong (dir: Po Ch’ih Leong) Seminal 1986 comedy-mystery feature film starring two pioneering British Chinese actors, David Yip and Lucy Sheen.
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An evening of films, fun & networking!