The King of Masks
Cinema of Childhood screening
23 Sep (7.30pm), Cinémathèque N1
@ The Proud Archivist
An old illusionist in China needs an heir to pass on the secret of his mask tricks - so he buys himself a grandson from a needy peasant. but the child is hiding a secret. When the magician finds out, there's hell to pay, and only spectacular action can save the day. Swooping emotional drama about a kid who wants to be loved, and an old man who learns to open his heart.
+ Q&A with director Petri Luukkainen
@ Hackney Picturehouse, 25 Sep (6.30pm)
Petri Luukkainen will be present to talk about his telling documentary on 'stuff' following a screening as part of Keep Britain Tidy's Waste Less, Live More Week at Hackney Picturehouse.
Letters from the South
@ SEA Arts Festival, 29 Oct (7pm)
As part of SEA Arts Festival 2014, we'll be showing this series of short films by acclaimed filmmakers from across South East Asia, reflecting on notions of Chinese diaspora and cultural identity.
3rd Nordic Film Festival - DATES ANNOUNCED!
Wed 26 Nov - Sun 7 Dec 2014
Follow us on Twitter @nordicfilmfest for the latest, but in the meantime, click here for a reminder of the last edition of the festival!
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