Chinese Cinema Season: HOME Virtual Cinema Collaboration

Produced by Trinity CineAsia, Filming East Festival, and UK-China Film Collab, the Chinese Cinema Season is the first and biggest online screening specialising in Chinese language films in the UK and Ireland.

Showcasing more than 50 films, Chinese Cinema Season offers fast and unprecedented access to the best Chinese cinema, as well as enriching the diversity of films available on to watch at home, on demand.

HOME have selected a few highlights from this year’s programme, which can be found below. Use code CCSHOME2021 for 10% discount on any passes and individual films.

Use code CCSHOME2021 for 10% discount on any passes and individual films.

Tickets can be purchased from the Chinese Cinema Season website.

Previously in this Festival

Ilo Ilo

Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, Ilo Ilo chronicles the day-to-day drama of the Lim family and their live-in maid Teresa, a…

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Monkey King: Havoc in Heaven

A UK premiere, this remastered version opened the 2019 Shanghai International Film Festival. Created from 1961 to 1964 and inspired by the Chinese classic novel…

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Lotus Lantern

The story is based on the traditional Chinese folk tale about a boy named Chenxiang, who must battle with Gods and family a-like in order…

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The Cowboy’s Flute

A classic ink-wash animation, the film contains no dialogue. The animation is, essentially, Chinese painting in motion, with a heavy emphasis on the flute melody.

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A First Farewell

The film follows Isa Yasan, a simple and kind boy from the countryside in Xinjiang, China, who spends his time split between looking after his…

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The Rocking Sky

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory of WWII, this documentary film describes the eight years of dauntless air-force fighting of the republic of…

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China’s Van Goghs

The village of Dafen is home to hundreds of peasants-turned oil painters. Father-daughter team of directors Haibo and Kiki Tianqi Yu followed painter Xiaoyong Zhao,…

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UK Premiere/ The Reunions

Comedy film director Dong Chengpeng went back to his rural hometown, Tonghua, Jilin Province, on a whim, hoping to make an art-house film about how…

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Keep Rolling

This biopic probes into the acclaimed director’s idiosyncratic world, where we witness her rashness and goofiness, as well as her humanistic concerns for the everyday…

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