Director Introduction: THE WORLD – CANCELLED

We are sorry to announce that after his latest film STILL LIFE (Sanxia haoren) won the Golden Lion at The Venice Film Festival this year, Jia Zhangke’s schedule has considerably increased and he will not be able to reach Manchester in time for our events and then be back to his next destination.

We hope this will not spoil your enjoyment of THE WORLD, it is still worth watching even without the director being present!.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.