Highlights of the 5th Annual Terracotta Far East Film Festival


The Terracotta Far East Film Festival is hosting its 5th annual selection of great movies including the talent Masterclasses, the winner of the inaugural Terracotta short-film competition and 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 there 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.

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.

About Terracotta

Committed to bringing quality and entertaining Far East films to the UK. Releases by Terracotta Distribution include the multi-award winning BREATHLESS directed by Yang Ik-june, Johnnie To’s SPARROW. Imprint label TERROR-COTTA is devoted to Asian horror and thrillers. Terracotta Distribution launched a monthly FILM CLUB residency in January 2013 at the Prince Charles Cinema with a mission to offer the chance to enjoy Asian films regularly on the big screen. TFEFF is an annual London event aiming to widen the audience for Far Eastern film in the UK. From comedy to drama to horror and everything in between, exclusive cast and crew Q&As, intro’s, masterclasses and parties. TFEFF tours the UK after the London dates.

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