Filming East

27th - 31st January 2019

Concession: £9.20

Event Information

Since 2007, Filming East Festival has been devoted to screen and promote films that reflect the cultural richness and diversity of Chinese speaking regions. As part of CAN Festival 2019, Filming East will screen two award-winning contemporary feature films that explore lives and stories in two completely different regions of China and host a British Chinese Film Day.

“British Chinese Film Day”

Short Film Session (1 hour in total) +Q&A, 60 mins

This session will screen the films of the Filming East Short Film Award winners, which is the competition of short films mainly produced by Chinese ethnicity filmmakers in the U.K with various genres including narrative, animation, fashion video, and documentary.

Sunday 27th January 2019, 12.50pm

SUSU(素素)+ Q&A with director + cast, Fiction, UK 2018, Dir. Yixi Su, 106 minutes, in English and Mandarin

Sunday 27th January 2019, 15.15pm

End of the Day: Reception and networking


The Soul of Himalaya(喜马拉雅之灵), Drama, China, 2017, Dir. Yunhui Zeng, 109 mins, in Tibetan with English subtitles

Wednesday 30th January, 20:20, NFT3


The Fragile House(海上城市), Drama, China, 2018, Dir. Lin Zi, 81 mins, in Hokkien with English subtitles

Thursday 31st January, 20:30, NFT3



£11.50/£9.20 concessions

On sale on the below dates:
3rd December for BFI Patrons and Champions
4th December for BFI Members
11th December for General Public

Venue: BFI

27th January 2019
15:15 - 17:00
27th January 2019
12:50 - 14:50
30th January 2019
20:20 - 22:10
31st January 2019
20:30 - 21:55