If you want to get into the most exciting and diverse contemporary cinema on the planet, east Asia is the place to be. Cornerhouse’s annual weekend school delivers a basic introduction to new cinema from Japan and China, touching upon their neighbours such as Korea. The course includes two full film screenings: DARK WATER (Japanese horror from the director of RING) and BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS (Chinese revolutionary tale based on the international bestselling novel). This school also provides the perfect introduction to the Japanese evening course starting in October.Led by Roy Stafford, Freelance Film Lecturer. Tickets: £20.00 full / £15.00 concs. Advance booking recommended.