The Fifth European Union Film Festival Brings European Cinema to Life for Chinese Audiences

The Fifth European Union Film Festival Brings  European Cinema to Life for Chinese AudiencesOn the 23rd November, 2012 The magic of European cinema comes to Shenzhen, as this is the fifth year that the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) returns to China.

Featuring 26 films from all over Europe, along with three programmes of short films, the EUFF, organised by the Delegation of the European Union to China in cooperation with the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and the EU Member States, returns to Beijing (from 1st to 30th November), Chengdu (15th to 22nd November) and Shenzhen (23rd to 30th November), and is joined this year by a fourth host city, Tianjin (8th to 14thNovember).

This year’s stellar film line-up, to be screened at the China Film IMAX Cinema in Shenzhen: Belgium, Turquaze; Cyprus, Fish ‘n Chips; Denmark, In a Better World; Estonia, The Graveyard Keeper’s Daughter; France, Tous Les Soleils; Germany, Lessons of a Dream; Ireland,The Runway; Luxembourg, Quartier Lointain; The Netherlands, Sonny Boy; Poland, Essential Killing; Spain, Black Bread; and the United Kingdom, Anonymous. All screenings will be in the original language with English or Chinese subtitles.

The Opening Ceremony in Shenzhen will be held on Friday, 23rd November at the Langham, Shenzhen and China Film IMAX Cinema followed by a cocktail reception and the screening of the Cypriot movie Fish ’n Chips. The theme of the film is the question of identity. A Cypriot immigrant in London returns to his hometown but finds out that it is not the one he remembers from his childhood and he is not what he used to think, a Greek Cypriot. And finally going back to London, he realizes who he is actually!

For more information about the 5th European Union Film Festival, please kindly visit: http://www.europeanchamber.com.cn/en/euff http://site.douban.com/184260/

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