Poster for the movie "Operation Red Sea"

Operation Red Sea

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen’s southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War.

Poster for the movie "Forever Young"

Forever Young

Four youths in Republican-era China experience various struggles as they seek to find their ideal self. From World War, to revolution and ultimately rebirth, Forever Young is the story of four generations spanning a hundred years of modern Chinese history. Each generation faces its own unique set of challenges. Up against corporate corruption, the trials and tribulations of the cultural revolution, and one’s duty to nation in time of war, they are faced with choosing … Read more

Poster for the movie "Reign of Assassins"

Reign of Assassins

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk’s remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

Poster for the movie "The Assassin"

The Assassin

A female assassin during the Tang Dynasty who begins to question her loyalties when she falls in love with one of her targets.

Poster for the movie "In Pursuit of Silence"

In Pursuit of Silence

In our race towards modernity, amidst all the technological innovation and the rapid growth of our cities, silence is now quickly passing into legend. Beginning with an ode to John Cage’s seminal silent composition 4’33”, the sights and sounds of this film delicately interweave with silence to create a contemplative and cinematic experience that works its way through frantic minds and into the quiet spaces of hearts. As much a work of devotion as it … Read more

Poster for the movie "On Wings of Eagles"

On Wings of Eagles

Eric Liddell – China’s first gold medalist and one of Scotland’s greatest athletes – returns to war-torn China.

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The Bombing aka Air Strike

An American pilot is sent to a Chinese province to teach a crew of would-be pilots how to fly war planes against the Japanese during World War II.

Poster for the movie "The Game Changer"

The Game Changer

The movie is set during the gang wars of 1930’s Shanghai. An adaptation of Shanghai Bund, the TV series.

Poster for the movie "Legend of the Naga Pearls"

Legend of the Naga Pearls

​A wily human joins a team of unlikely heroes as they race to retrieve the magical Naga Pearls and prevent the destruction of their people in this magical fantasy adventure.

Poster for the movie "Stonehead"

Stonehead

10-year-old Shi Tou, the son of a migrant laborer, grows up alone with his grandmother. Sharing a reward with a classmate or waiting until his father returns, obeying his teacher or protecting his friend – which one should he choose?

Dead Pigs by Cathy Yan

Dead Pigs

A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly-modernizing Shanghai, China. Based on true events.

Poster for the movie "Our Time Will Come"

Our Time Will Come

In the 1940s, school teacher Fang Lan becomes embroiled with the resistance efforts of local guerilla group Dongjiang during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. Fang is recruited by one of the resistance group’s captain Blackie Lau after assisting the group with a rescue mission of novelist Mao Dun. Fang’s mother volunteers to take her place as a courier for a mission and is arrested. To save her mother, Fang finds herself turning to a … Read more

Poster for the movie "True Legend"

True Legend

Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero known as the “King of Beggars.”

Poster for the movie "The Bodyguard"

The Bodyguard

Wu-Lin is the successor of an ancient, once powerful Chinese clan, the “Iron Feet.” After the death of his master, Wu-Lin leaves his rural village for the City of Stone-Cold looking for his fellow apprentice Jiang Li. Along the way, he becomes the bodyguard of Fei-Fei, the daughter of Jia-Shan Li, the richest family in the city, and quickly gets drawn into a mob war in order to protect her.

Poster for the movie "Xiao Shan Going Home"

Xiao Shan Going Home

Xiao Shan, a temporary worker at the Hongyuan Restaurant, has just been fired by his boss Zhao Guoqing. Deciding to leave Beijing and returns to his home in Anyang, he goes to see a series of people from his hometown who have also been living in Beijing-construction workers, train ticket scalpers, university students, attendant, prostitutes-but no one wants to go back with him. Dispirited and confused, he searches out one after another of his old … Read more

Poster for the movie "1911"

1911

At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a seven-year-old emperor, and his ruthless mother, Empress Dowager Longyu is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power. Huang Xing has recently returned from Japan, where he has studied the art … Read more

Poster for the movie "Kung Fu Jungle"

Kung Fu Jungle

A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.

Poster for the movie "Once Upon a Time"

Once Upon a Time

Based on the best-selling fantasy novel Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms, ONCE UPON A TIME is a story of epic battles, deep passion, and the powerful forces that drive mortals and gods alike toward revenge, loyalty, and eternal love. Bai Qian, a goddess and monarch from the Heavenly Realms, is sent to the mortal world to undergo a trial to become a High Goddess. There, she meets Ye Hua, with whom … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Monkey King"

The Monkey King

Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. Thus, according to legend, Buddhism is brought to ancient China. This much beloved story, is as much a part of Asian culture as The Iliad and The Odyssey or The Wizard of Oz are … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Adventurers"

The Adventurers

The world’s top thieves join forces to pull off the heist of a lifetime. But when they find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective, they’ll have to take their game to the next level.

Poster for the movie "The Dragon and the Tiger Kids"

The Dragon and the Tiger Kids

Two young kung fu experts are terrorized by an evil warlord whose weapon is known as the Hell’s Wind Staff. With the aid of an old rival of the warlord, they train in the Dragon Hands and the Rowing Oar to face off against the deadly Hell’s Wind Staff.

Poster for the movie "God of War"

God of War

During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo Hung) finally defeats them under the leadership of newly promoted General Qi (Vincent Zhao). The pirates, however, manage to escape. In 1561, the pirates regroup and once again attack the coastal cities of China. With both the cities of Xinhe and Taizhou under attack, Qi’s army is … Read more

Poster for the movie "Dragon, the Young Master"

Dragon, the Young Master

Set in 1920’s Manchuria, Kao-Yin sells information on the mining operation to the Japanese and is rewarded with a large quantity of valuable jewellery. But the jewellery is stolen and hidden in the snow mountain where it will remain unless one man – or woman – can survive the battles of murder and deception that surround it.

Poster for the movie "Throne of Elves"

Throne of Elves

In the mythical Elven world of Altera, an epic battle unfolds between the beautiful Princess Liya and the Dark Elf Elena, who has gained possession of a jewel so powerful it allows its holder complete authority over all Alterans.

Poster for the movie "Railroad Tigers"

Railroad Tigers

A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.

Poster for the movie "Vive L'Amour"

Vive L’Amour

The film focuses on three city folks who unknowingly share the same apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who’s stolen the key and uses the apartment as a retreat.

Poster for the movie "Goodbye, Dragon Inn"

Goodbye, Dragon Inn

Goodbye, Dragon Inn is set in the approximately ninety minutes of the last feature at an old Taipei cinema that is closing down, showing King Hu’s 1967 sword-fighting classic Dragon Inn. Only a few people are present in the cinema, and a variety of subplots are developed around them. Throughout the film, the ticket woman tries to find the projectionist, searching for him in order to present him with a steamed bun. A young Japanese … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Wayward Cloud"

The Wayward Cloud

Hsiao-Kang, now working as an adult movie actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.

Poster for the movie "Human Flow"

Human Flow

Human Flow is director and artist, Ai Weiwei’s detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

Poster for the movie "Wolf Warrior 2"

Wolf Warrior 2

Sequel to the Action-hit Movie “Wolf Warrior” (2015). China’s deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.

Poster for the movie "Dahufa"

The Black Peanut – Dahufa

Chinese animation film. Dahufa tells the story of a warrior on a mission to find and rescue his nation’s lost prince. His quest takes him to Peanut Village, which is inhabited by closed-minded peanut people living under the constant threat of execution by ominous “guards.The peanut people don’t dare open their mouths or express their opinions,” said Dai. “They don’t have their own thoughts. But in the end, through the awakening of some, they are … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Foreigner"

The Foreigner

The IRA took his family. The police looked the other way. Now he must get revenge.

Poster for the movie "One Foot Off the Ground"

One Foot Off the Ground

Chen Daming’s second film, One Foot Off the Ground, is quite different from his first, the black urban comedy Man Hole, which premiered at the FEFJ in 2003.

Poster for the movie "Love Massacre"

Love Massacre

Set in a surprisingly minimalist San Francisco, Patrick Tam’s stylish slasher movie manages to evoke both Antonioni and Mario Bava in this tale of a ravishing young co-ed (Brigitte Lin) whose studly boyfriend (Chang Kuo-chu) turns into a demented stalker after the suicide of his sister.

Poster for the movie "My Heart Is That Eternal Rose"

My Heart Is That Eternal Rose

The triangular relationship between Lap (Joey Wang). Rick (Kenny Bee) and Cheung (Tony Leung) is the backbone of this film. Lap’s father was once a triad; he retired and opened a bar near seashore. Rick worked there and was a couple with Lap. Force by an old partner, Lap’s father assisted in trafficking of his father, Lap became the mistress of Godfather Shen. Cheung was her driver and loved her deeply. Six years later, Rick … Read more

Poster for the movie "Dog Bite Dog"

Dog Bite Dog

A young Cambodian man who has been trained to fight for money in his country is hired to kill someone in Hong Kong. He performs the hit and then flees from Hong Kong police, who are wrestling with internal problems of a model cop and his son, who is also on the force and who was told by his dad not to become a police officer. The father goes into a coma after being shot, … Read more

Poster for the movie "Battle of the Warriors"

Battle of the Warriors / A Battle of Wits

In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes, one of these being the city state of Liang. The nation of Zhao is led by the terrifying Xiang Yangzhong who orders his troops to conquer the small city. Leaping to the defense of the people of Liang is ‘Ge Li’ from the Mo-Tsu tribe, their last hope from the terrors of Yangzhong’s troops.

Poster for the movie "The Shopaholics"

The Shopaholics

Compulsive disorders plague Hong Kong: Fong Fong Fong, a foundling who’s now a nurse, is a shopaholic who seeks psychiatric help from Kan Yan (Choosey) Lee, who’s frozen by an inability to choose. Into the mix come Kung Fu (Richie) Ho, a wealthy man who is stingy but also will buy anything someone else wants, and Ding Dong Ding, Lee’s binge-eating bargain-shopping ex-girlfriend who reappears in hopes Lee will now choose her. Both men propose … Read more

Poster for the movie "Isabella"

Isabella

On the eve of the transfer of power over Macao to the People’s Republic of China, a police officer finds himself in the throes of a dreadful crisis – both in his career and in his private life. Already thrown off course for having been suspended on a corruption charge, shortly afterwards, he has an encounter that completely changes his life. Hoping to compensate for his failed career, Shing seeks comfort in the arms of … Read more