By adrievdl2 at 11:25 on 23/09/12
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A special one day festival of Chinese films will take place at Nunney village hall on Saturday 13 October. The Nunney Festival of Chinese Films is presented by Filming East in association with the Nunney Players, Nunney Village Hall Committee and Visit Nunney.
Two full length film will be shown as part of the festival. 'Shaolin', featuring Andy Lau and Nicholas Tse Wang, is an action adventure in which Shaolin master are forced to take a fiery stand against evil warlords. Jackie Chan and Leehom star in 'Little Big Soldier', an action adventure comedy about an old soldier who kidnaps a young general of an enemy state and takes him on a long journey to collect the reward. Both films are rated 15.
An introduction to Chinese cinema, illustrated with a selection of short films, will be presented by Xiaoxiao Sun, Director of Filming East, and Yang Xiao, Manager of Filming East Festival. They will also answer any questions you may have about Chinese films and the huge Chinese film industry during a Q&A session.
Founded in 2007 and sponsored by UK Film Council, Filming East Festival (FEF) is the largest UK-based Chinese film festival, including screenings, short film competition, production workshops and international forums. As a registered charity in England and Wales, FEF not only offers the UK audience cultural exposure to China, but also the UK film industry a portal to establish strategic partnerships with their Chinese counterparts.
Attending the Nunney Festival of Chinese Films is free. Doors open at 2.30pm and the festival ends at 9pm. Event Horizon will run a licensed bar with food during the festival.
Nunney Festival of Chinese Films, Nunney Village Hall, Saturday 13 October
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012