13th Warsaw Five Flavours Asian Film Festival

Date: 13 – 21 November 2019

Location: Warsaw (Kinoteka, Muranów Cinemas)

Guest: Fruit CHAN, Jason LAM, Doris YANG, Crisel CONSUNJI

Screening: Still Human, Bulbul Can Sing, Jinpa, Three Husbands, Believer, Tumbbad

Partners: Warsaw Five Flavours Asian Film Festival

Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) is working again with Five Flavours Asian Film Festival (FFAFF) to present AFAA’s flagship film roadshow – Asian Cinerama (the program). Financially supported by Create Hong Kong and the Film Development Fund of the Hong Kong SAR Government, Asian Cinerama had take place in Kinoteka and Muranów Cinemas, Warsaw, Poland from 13 to 21 November.

The program is open with the critically acclaimed film,  Three Husbands, director by the canon of the Hong Kong filmmakers Fruit CHAN, the last installment of his “prostitute Trilogy”; and close with South Korea LEE Hae Young’s Believer, a wild and boisterous crime drama depicting the back-and-forth between cops and drug cartels.

Other outstanding Asian films that will be showcased at the program include the first-time director Oliver CHAN’s award-winning film, Still Human, a heart-warming relationship between an domestic helper and an elderly who live alone; Bulbul Can Sing directed by award-winning Indian director Rima Das, tells the story of an independent-minded teenage girl from a village in Assam who weathers a tragedy; Rahi Anil Barve’s dark fantasy, Tumbbad, about a fallen god, a cursed village and a doomed family; Jinpa, directed by Pema Tseden, who was nominated with Best Film and Best Director in AFA13, talks about the revenge and redemption of a driver and killer.


The canon of the Hong Kong filmmakers Fruit CHAN, and Crisel CONSUNJI, leading actress of Still Human had attend post screening Q&A sessions.

Other Asian Cinerama
Hong Kong Striving to connect cinephiles and filmmakers across different regions in Asia and expanding the Asian film market worldwide, we hope to facilitate diverse cultural consumption within the global community through the cinematic medium.
Dubai Asian Film Awards Academy has collaborated with Dubai independent cinema Cinema Akil for the first time to host the "Asian Cinerama: Hong Kong Film Festival" in Dubai from November 10th to 16th.
Tokyo 3 latest Hong Kong films and 2 classic works of Tony Leung were screened during the 36th Tokyo International Film Festival.
Hong Kong Eight outstanding nominated films of the 16th Asian Film Awards were screened in Hong Kong. The theatre was full for many sessions, and the atmosphere was hot!
Kuala Lumpur 7 Hong Kong films were premiered in Malaysia. Including the Asian premiere of director Keian Chui’s REMEMBER WHAT I FORGOT.
Jakarta Six Hong Kong films were shown in Indonesia. Showcase the rich and vibrant creativity of contemporary movies produced out of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Both opening and closing films of Asian Cinerama, Hokusai and Waiting for My Cup of Tea, made their Hong Kong premiere at the programme.
Warsaw The best film of the 15th Asian Film Awards "Wife of a Spy" had its grand premiere in Warsaw, and director Kiyoshi Kurosawa also participated in the online sharing session.
Toronto For the first time, Asian Cinerama was held in Toronto, allowing local audiences to watch different styles of Asian films.
Hawaii Over thousand audiences watched different Asian films through Asian Cinerama in Hawaii.

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