Farewell my Concubine, the only Chinese language film to ever win the Cannes Palme d’Or, explores the effect of China’s political turmoil during the mid-20th century on the lives of individuals, families and groups.Read More →
Chinese Cinema: Young Programmers Selection
This programme is supported by Film Hub NI. Part of the Belfast Film Festival young programmers project in association with QFT. This season was selected and curated by Peize Li. A former graduate of Queens University, Belfast.
A masterful nomadic road movie set in his dusty native province of Gansu, in Northwestern China, Bartel and Adikeer, two Yugur ethnic minority brothers, venture out with their two-humped camels to join their herdsman father, following the death of their grandfather.Read More →
Pursued by black market traders who seek the priceless artefact for themselves, as well as two brothers seeking vengeance for the long-ago death of their father, Taibei's journey will be a long and difficult one - even before it is thrown off course by strange, mystical events.Read More →
Norbu and Dolma are banished tribal Tibetans who desperately struggle against the harsh terrain and the elements to preserve their young son's life.Read More →
A classic Chinese animated film, an adaptation of the classic Chinese legend Journey to the West. The film was a production by brothers Wan Laiming and Wan Guchan, the acknowledged pioneers of the Chinese animation industry.Read More →
A 10-year-old Buddhist novice nicknamed “Little Lama” returns home from the remote Guwa monastery for the New Year celebration.Read More →