Festival News


11 January 2018

"Honeygiver Among the Dogs" in Polish cinemas in February

One of the biggest hits of 11th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival "Honeygiver Among the Dogs" will get theatrical release in Poland! 

08 December 2017

Radio Asia Academy 17-19 december

Music and audiovisual workshops connected to Radio Asia concerts. A massive dose of theory and practice served in an accessible, engaging form. There will take place at Laboratorium, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw.

27 November 2017

Korean opera, the songs of Bauls, and zombie musicians – we invite you to Radio Asia Festival

Between December 17 and 21, the festival will host intriguing artists, niche sounds, local inspirations, genre fusions, musical experiments, avant-garde compositions, and traditional forms with an auteur twist.

22 November 2017

11th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival winners revealed

The People's Jury of the 11th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival has awarded the Grand Prix of the Festival to "Free and Easy" (Hong Kong 2017) directed by Geng Jun. 

15 November 2017

The 11th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival opens today!

The 11th edition of the Festival opens tonight at Muranów cinema with a gala screening of "Our Time Will Come" directed by An Hui, whose retrospective is the highlight of this year's program.

13 November 2017

Five Flavours opens with Ann Hui's latest work and showcases diverse Hong Kong programme

New Wave, unsurpassed action and martial arts films, international fame, crisis, entering the Chinese market and searching a new identity. Since the 1970s Hong Kong cinema has undergone a substantial transformation and the process is clearly reflected in the programme of the 11th Five Flavours.

07 November 2017

Debate: Hong Kong Cinema Today – Between Auteur and Mainstream Cinemas

A special debate focused on the current identity and the future of Hong Kong cinema takes place on Saturday, 18 November, at the Warsaw's Museum of Modern Art.

06 November 2017

Restored Genre Classics at 11th Five Flavours

The development of technology gave cinema more than just dazzling special effects used in studio blockbusters. Thanks to the possibility of scanning even the oldest film negatives and the digital sound and picture reconstruction, every year a number of historic break-through productions comes back to the cinemas.

03 November 2017

New Asian Cinema Competition: independent voices of young filmmakers

Each year, the New Asian Cinema competition is the highlight of Five Flavours program. It's a selection of the most original and wildly discussed new productions from East, Southeast and South Asia.

27 November 2014

Chen Shiang-chyi honoured at the 51st Golden Horse Awards

Chen Shiang-chyi was named the best actress at the 51st Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival. She earned the Golden Horse Award for her performance in "Exit" directed by Chienn Hsiang. The title was presented also at the 8th Five Flavours.

24 July 2014

16th Taipei Film Festival: features, documentaries, and the Polish Focus

Taipei Film Festival is a celebration of Taiwanese cinema. In its diverse sections, the Festival presents also non-Taiwanese films, which this year include over 30 titles from Poland.

04 May 2014

Udine Far East Film Festival: A Strong Representation from the Philippines

This year, the Udine Audience Awards went to a Japanese war super-production The Eternal Zero (dir. Takashi Yamazaki), a Korean courtroom drama The Attorney (dir. Yang Woo-seok), and a small, intimate Barber's Tale (dir. Jun Robles Lana) from the Philippines.

01 May 2014

Udine 16. Far East Film Festival: Japan

The golden era of the samurai cinema and the monster movie is probably over, and the buzz around J-horrors is subsiding, but Japanese cinema can still give birth to unique forms, found nowhere else in the world.

29 April 2014

Udine 16. Far East Film Festival: The Raid 2 and the Fighting Lolitas

The Festival in Udine is a celebration of popular cinema. For the 16th time, this small Italian town hosts the biggest blockbusters from East Asian screens – gangster films, comedies, horrors, melodramas, and a wide range of variations on those and other genres.

15 February 2014

64th Berlinale #2: Asian panorama

This year's Panorama section, which presents the most intriguing author cinema from all over the world, included several exciting proposals from Asia.

11 February 2014

64th Berlinale #1: Nuoc (2013) – oceanic science fiction

Nguyen-Vo Nghien-Minh's film opened the Berlin Panorama section, which presents the most interesting developments in the world auteur cinema.

23 September 2013

Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" goes for the Oscars

The latest film by Wong Kar-Wai was chosen as the Hong Kong Oscar entry for the Best Foreign Language Film.

16 September 2013

Asian cinema awarded in Toronto

Two Asian films - Sion Sono's "Why Don't You Play in Hell" and Anum Singh's "Qissa" - received awards at the 38th Toronto IFF.


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