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Fourteenth Anniversary of People's China

China, 1963 (MIFF 1964)

The achievements of China's reconstruction programme, affecting the capital, the countryside, factories and mar­kets. Despite three successive years of natural disasters, an improvement is seen in the national economy.

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Hand Puppets

A tribute to the art of Yang Sheng of the Hand Puppet Theatre. His repertoire calls for the impersonation of a great variety of characters including wise scholars, dashing generals and forsaken ... More »

Down Rapid Streams

A journey with lumbermen down the rapids of the River Min, which traverses the mountains and forests of Fukien. ... More »

The Spirit of Genseng

A children's film using paper cut-outs. The story is aboul the trials and tribulations of an orphan boy who is finally saved from his tormentor by the Spirit of Genseng. ... More »

UNKNOWN PLEASURES

Last year Jia Zhang-Ke captivated MIFF audiences with Platform, a politically charged epic concerning a troupe of young performers in rural Shanxi province. The young Chinese filmmaker's third ... More »

TOUCH OF SIN, A

"This ultraviolent attack on Chinese consumerism is a stunning slap in the face from previously-sedate director Jia Zhang-ke." - The Guardian ... The blood hits the floor in this confronting look at ... More »

The Boy and the Buffalo

A fierce buffalo following its owner suddenly becomes angry and runs wild. A fable about iron hands and velvet gloves. ... More »

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