The biggest European film festival excludsively dealing with Asian cinema will open on Friday the 22nd of April with the South Korean blockbuster “The Tiger” and close with the Hong Kong thriller “The Bodyguard
” on Saturday the 30th with the presence of the legendary Sammo Hung
. Legendary director Johnnie To
and composer Lim Giong will also attend.
The festival will feature 72 films in the official selection (5 world premieres) a retrospective of Japanese science fiction, the restored 4K versions of four Bruce Lee
masterpieces and over 100 events organized around the city.
The line up of 2016 includes the followings:
Chongqing Hot Pot, Yang Qing, crime-action- hipster noir, China 2016, European Premiere
The Dead End, Cao Baoping, cop-loves-cop thriller, China 2015, European Premiere
Destiny, Zhang Wei
, human drama, China 2016, World Premiere
The Left Ear
, Alec Su
, youth drama, China 2015, European Premiere
Lost in Hong Kong, Xu Zheng
, clash of cultures comedy, China 2015, International Festival PremiereThe Master