The story of two estranged brothers on opposite sides of the law; Dave Connolly is a respected member of the Garda Síochána but his loyalty to the force is tested by his ex-convict brother Joe following a botched robbery. Suddenly... Read More
1-10 April [Postponed from 13-22 January] // Panorama of European Films // Arracht, I Never Cry // Karim Cinema and Zamalek Cinemas // Cairo, Egypt // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo
9-13 April... Read More
TV host Yoko (Atsuko Maeda) is in Uzbekistan shooting the latest episode of a travel show with an all male crew. Although she is put in dangerous situations, Yoko is resilient. In her free time, she wanders alone through the... Read More
Speaking about Days, Tsai Ming-Liang says ‘… there was really no plan for this film at all’. As in much of Tsai cinema, the film is almost devoid of narrative or dialogue, with scenes unfolding slowly through long takes. Yet we... Read More
Four young people travel to Kanchanaburi, in the west of Thailand, to the World War II memorial site ‘Death Railway’, built to honour the tens of thousands of P.O.W.s who lost their lives there. Stepping into a place of such... Read More
Filmed back-to-back with Legend of the Mountain between 1977–78, legendary wuxi director King Hu brings us another daring film shot in and around the 8th century Bulguksa Buddhist temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site in South Korea.
Professional thieves White Fox (Hsu... Read More
On a solitary road passing through the remote plains of Tibet, truck driver Jinpa accidentally runs over a sheep. On picking up a mysterious hitchhiker, Jinpa notices that his passenger has a silver dagger strapped to his leg. The hitchhiker... Read More
In present day Kyoto, we join former players of the Nichibo Kaizuka textile factory female volleyball team at a lunch reunion. The team, the ‘Typhoon from the Orient’, created in November 1953, became known as the ‘Witches of the Orient’.... Read More
We are honoured to present this gorgeous restoration of Yang’s layered and hypnotic Taipei Story.
Edward Yang (1947-2007), along Hou Hsiao-Hsien, was one of the leading filmmakers of the Taiwanese New Wave and Taiwanese Cinema.
Restored by The Film Foundation’s World... Read More
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