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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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Down Rapid Streams

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

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 »

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 »

HAPPY TIMES

Acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou - a 'Fifth Generation' master of Chinese cinema whose films include Raise the Red Lantern and Red Sorghum - has delivered a gentle comedy of manners and morals. More »

SOUTH OF THE CLOUDS

South of the Clouds (Yun de Nan Fang)ChinaWinner of the Best Film and FIPRESCI prizes at this year's Hong Kong Film Festival, South of the Clouds is a bittersweet tale of one man's long-awaited ... More »

Operation Free Lunch

With Operation Free Lunch, director Lixin Fan (a guest of the festival this year) looks at the impact of social media as a force for good in China. ... Lixin's debut feature documentary Last Train ... More »

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