London East Asia Film Festival wow with 2017’s programme

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Building on the success of last year’s first edition, LEAFF 2017 will showcase enchanting stories, insightful discussions, and diverse filmic voices from South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, China, and Southeast Asia. Screenings, including 7 international premieres, 7 European premieres, 13 UK premieres, will take place at prominent venues around central London: including ODEON Leicester Square, Picturehouse Central, Regent Street Cinema, Empire Cinema Haymarket, ODEON Panton Street, and East London’s Rich Mix.

The full selection and films to interest attendees are as below:

Official LEAFF Selection
The Fortress | Hwang Dong-hyuk | UK | 2017 | 139mins | Opening Gala
Outrage Coda | Takeshi Kitano | Japan | 2017 | 104mins | Closing Gala

Anarchist From Colony | Lee Joon-ik | South Korea |
Walking Past the Future | Li Ruijun | China 2017 |
One Day | Banjong Pisanthanakun | Thailand |
Have A Nice Day | Liu Jian | China |
V.I.P. | Park Hoon-jung | South Korea |
Bhoy Intsik | Joel Lamangan | Phillipines |
Love Off the Cuff | Pang Ho-cheung | Hong Kong, China |

Stories of Women
The Table | Kim Jong-kwan | South Korea |
Jane | Cho Hyunhoon | South Korea |
Small Talk | Huang Hui-chen | Taiwan |
The Receptionist | Jenny Lu | Taiwan/UK |

Hong Kong Now and Then
Infernal Affairs | Andrew Lau and Alan Mak | Hong Kong |
Triad Election | Johnnie To | Hong Kong |
The Grandmaster (3D) | Wong Kar-Wai | Hong Kong |
Shock Wave | Herman Yau | Hong Kong |

Films in Competition
The Mimic | Huh Jung | South Korea |
Who Killed Cock Robin | Cheng Wei-Hao | Taiwan |
The Way Station | Ahn Hong | Vietnam |
A Special Lady | Lee An-kyu | South Korea |
Soul Mate | Derek Tsang | China |
Shuttle Life | Tan Seng Kiat | Malaysia |
Dancing With Jikji | Woo Kwang-hoon and David Redman | South Korea
Blank 13 | Takumi Saito | Japan |
Loser’s Adventure | Ko Bong-soo | South Korea |
I’ll Just Live In Bando | Lee Yongsun | South Korea |
The Receptionist | Jenny Lu | Taiwan/UK |

Cenetenary of Japanese Animation
Mind Game | Masaaki Yuasa | Japan |
Cleopatra: Queen of Sex | Osamu Tezuka and Eiichi Yamamoto | Japan
Millennium Actress | Satoshi Kon | Japan |

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