The Chinese Visual Festival is back for its 5th year

The 2015 Chinese Visual Festival has officially announced its programme for its 5th festival, which takes place 7th to 22nd May at King’s College London, BFI Southbank, Bertha DocHouse and Chelsea College of Arts. The festival will showcase documentary, fiction and experimental video art from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and beyond.  

2015 Festival Highlights Include:

  • Guest artists Zhang Peili, the father of Chinese Video Art, Wu Xiaohai and Rao Yifan

  • Guest directors Gu Tao, Singing Chen, Yee Chih-Yen, Chiayun Wu and Shen Xin

  • More than 40 cutting-edge films, including world and UK premieres

  • Vision Taiwan strand, featuring the best in independent cinema from Taiwan

  • Panel discussions and sessions on queer cinema, the Urban Diary project from Hong Kong and more

  • UK tour, including Newcastle, Nottingham and Sussex Universities

Tickets for all events and screenings are on sale now. Festival Passes are available at the Early Bird discount rate until April 22, representing a saving of over 50%.

For the full festival schedule and to purchase tickets: To book tickets


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