FILMING EAST FESTIVAL
LONDON 16:35
FILMING EAST FESTIVAL

FILMING EAST FESTIVAL

Information

EC1V 2NX LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

Activity

Film Festival

Description

The Filming East Festival is a registered arts charity in the U.K. The aim of the organisation is to promote Chinese language film in the UK and in the West, while providing a platform for Sino-foreign communications and collaboration in the film industries. Founded in 2007 and sponsored by the UK Film Council, the 1st Filming East Festival took place in Oxford, England. The Lord Mayor of Oxford opened the festival and Ms Yixi Sun was appointed as the festival director. In 2009, the Filming East Festival partnered with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and co-presented the “Focus on China” programme of film premieres and forum discussions. Since 2012, the Filming East Festival has become a long-term partner of the British Film Institute (BFI), raising awareness of Chinese cinema to the British and international audiences. The Filming East Festival screens films that reflect the cultural richness and diversity of Chinese speaking regions. To date, we have scree