It’s time to reveal the guests of the 5th annual Terracotta Far East Film Festival and the Festival organisers are delighted to make a series of other announcements.
Highlights of this edition are the guest talent from Asia who will be attending the festival, the talent Masterclasses, the winner of the inaugural Terracotta Short-Film Competition, unveiling of the Official Trailer and the festival parties.
Hong Kong director Gilitte Leung joins the festival to introduce her independently produced film, LOVE ME NOT. Gilitte is also a guest jury member for the Short-Film Competition.
South Korean Director Ryoo Seung-wan, the master of action films such as THE CITY OF VIOLENCE, will be here to present the UK Premiere of his latest blockbuster, THE BERLIN FILE.
Week two of the festival sees Indonesian directors Ifa Isfansyah and Edwin at the festival for THE DANCER and POSTCARDS FROM THE ZOO respectively.
Gilitte Leung will hold a Masterclass at 11.30am on Friday 7 June; Ryoo Seung-wan’s Masterclass will be held at 11am Saturday 8 June. The free Masterclasses will take place at the upstairs screen of the Prince Charles Cinema and are open to all Terracotta Festival ticket holders, with priority entry for Festival Pass holders.
The winner of the Terracotta Short-Film Competition is Marcos Villaseñor with his fast-paced thriller entry PHONE BOX. The three minute short will have its World Premiere screening at the Opening Night of Terracotta Festival where the prize of a trip to Hong Kong will be presented. The prize includes flight and accommodation courtesy of the competition sponsors Cathay Pacific Airways and The Mira Hong Kong. The competition judges were impressed by the standard of entries.
The Terracotta Festival homepage now features the Official Trailer for Terracotta Festival 2013, created by Design Agency Sponsors of the festival, What is Bobo.
Last but not least, Terracotta Festival has also expanded the number of party and receptions.
There will be an East Street Party, Saturday 8 June 11pm – 1.30am (East Street, Rathbone Place) which is open to all Terracotta Festival ticket holders. Drinks and food can be purchased till 1am.
Japan Underground and Terracotta Festival team up to bring a Japan Night Party from 7pm Monday 10 June at The Pipeline, Middlesex street. Featuring four live Japanese music acts, tickets can be purchased via the Terracotta Festival website.
Ticket holders for any of the SPOTLIGHT ON: Indonesia films are invited to an Indonesian Reception at the Indonesian Embassy, Grosvenor Square at 6pm Tuesday 11 June (striclty reserved to ticket holders)
Following films will play at Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7BY / Box Office: 020 7494 3654
The following times are door opening times.
In memory of: Leslie Cheung & Anita Mui:
Days of Being Wild (Hong Kong) wed 29 May 2013, 20:45
Rouge (Hong Kong) thurs 06 June 2013, 17:50
Happy Together (Hong Kong) fri 07 June 2013, 12:30
Current Asian cinema:
Cold War (Hong Kong) Opening film thurs 06 June 2013, 19:50
Love Me Not (Hong Kong) fri 07 June 2013, 14:30 + q&a with dir.Gilitte Leung
When A Wolf Falls In Love With A Sheep (Taiwan) fri 07June 2013, 16:35
Young Gun In The Time (South Korea) fri 07June 2013, 18:35
Karaoke Girl (Thailand) fri 07June 2013, 20:30
The Assassins (China) sat 08 June 2013, 12:00
The Story of Yonosuke (Japan) sat 08 June 2013, 14:20
Drug War (Hong Kong) sat 08 June 2013, 17:30
The Berlin File (South Korea) sat 08 June 2013, 19:45 + q&a with dir. Ryoo Seung-wan
See You Tomorrow, Everyone (Japan) sun 09 June 2013, 12:25
A Werewolf Boy (South Korea) sun 09 June 2013, 15:30
The Bullet Vanishes (Hong Kong) sun 09 June 2013, 18:00
The Land Of Hope (Japan) sun 09 June 2013, 20:05
Terror cotta horror all-nighter:
Countdown (Thailand) fri 07 June, 23:15- 07:10
Belenggu (Indonesia) fri 07 June, 23:15- 07:10
Henge (Japan) – fri 07 June, 23:15- 07:10
The Ghost Story Of Yotsuya (Japan) fri 07 June, 23:15- 07:10
Zomvideo (Japan) fri 07 June, 23:15- 07:10
Tickets at Prince Charles Cinema: £8.50 non members, no concessions/ £6.00 (PCC Members)
(Friday afternoon: £6.50/ £4.00)
Festival Pass: £59.50 non members/ £48 members
Terror-Cotta Horror All-nighter: £22 non members/ £19.50 members
SPOTLIGHT ON: INDONESIA will play at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA): The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH / Box Office: 020 7930 3647
The Dancer – tue 11 June, 20:15 + q&a with dir.Ifa Isfansyah
Lovely Man – wed 12 June, 18:15
What They Don’t Talk About When They Talk About Love – thurs 13 June, 18:15
Postcards From The Zoo – fri 14 June, 20:15 + q&a with dir.Edwin
Opera Jawa – sat 15 June, 15:15
The Blindfold – sat 15 June, 20:15
Tickets at ICA: £10 / £8 Concessions / £7 ICA Members
For more information and full line-up, visit the festival’s website at: www.terracottafestival.com