London East Asia Film Festival 2019 – detailed programme

Here are the films due to be screened at this year’s London East Asia Film Festival. The post will be updated with screening times when they become available. Check the festival website, www.leaff.org.uk, for updates. The official press release can be found here.

London East Asia Film Festival

24 October – 3 November 2019
www.leaff.org.uk

LEAFF web banner 2019

Opening Gala

  • Exit | Lee Sang Geun | South Korea | 2019 | 103 mins
    Thursday 24 October 2019, 6:45pm – 10pm
    ODEON Luxe Leicester Square | 22-24 Leicester Square | London WC2H 7LQ | Book tickets

LEAFF Official Selection

  • Long Live the King | Kang Yun-sung | South Korea | 2019 | 118 mins
    Sunday 27 October 2019, 1pm | Book tickets
    Odeon Covent Garden | 135 Shaftesbury Avenue | London WC2H 8AH

A Girl Missing | Koji Fukada | Japan | 2019 | 111 mins
The Wild Goose Lake | Diao Yinan | China | 2019 | 113 mins
Europe Raiders | Jingle Ma | Hong Kong | 2018 | 100 mins
To the Ends of the Earth | Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Japan | 2019 | 120 mins
Balloon | Pema Tseden | China | 2019 | 102 mins
Rainbow’s Sunset | Joel Lamangan | Philippines | 2019 | 105 mins
Cities of Last Things | Ho Wi-ding | Taiwan | 2019 | 107 mins
Nina Wu | Midi Z | Taiwan | 2019 | 103 mins
The Pool | Ping Lumphapleng | Thailand | 2018 | 91 mins
The Science of Fictions | Yosep Anggi Noen | Indonesia, Malaysia | 2019 | 106 mins

Competition

Korean movies at Odeon Covent Garden | 135 Shaftesbury Avenue | London WC2H 8AH

  • Money | Park Noo-ri | South Korea | 2019 | 115 mins
    Friday 25 October 2019, 6:30pm | Book tickets
  • Ms Purple | Justin Chon | South Korea | 2019 | 88 mins
    Thursday 31 October 2019, 2pm | Book tickets
  • Another Child | Kim Yoon-seok | South Korea | 2019 | 118 mins
    Saturday 2 November 2019, 1:45pm | Book tickets

Deep Evil | Mark Lu | Taiwan | 2019 | 107 mins
G Affairs | Lee Cheuk Pan | Hong Kong | 2018 | 105 mins
Send me the Clouds | Teng Congcong | China | 2019 | 99 mins
Summer of Changsha | Zu Feng | China | 2019 | 120 mins
Still Human | Oliver Chan | Hong Kong | 2019 | 111 mins
Wet Season | Anthony Chen | Singapore | 2019 | 103 mins

Actor Focus: Aaron Kwok

After This Our Exile | Patrick Tam | Hong Kong | 2006 | 121 mins
Cold War | Lok Man Leung, Kim-Ching Luk | Hong Kong | 2012 | 102 mins
Port of Call | Philip Yung | Hong Kong | 2015 | 120 mins
+ Secret Screening

Stories of Women

Heavy Craving | Pei-Ju Hsieh | Taiwan | 2019 | 90 mins
Millennium Mambo | Hou Hsiao-hsien | Taiwan | 2001 | 119 mins *
Butterfly | Yan Yan Mak | Hong Kong | 2004 | 124 mins *
The Crossing | Bai Xue | China | 2019 | 99 mins *
Green Snake | Tsui Hark | Hong Kong | 1993 | 98 mins *

*Programmed in partnership with NFTS

K-Cinema 100

All at Odeon Covent Garden | 135 Shaftesbury Avenue | London WC2H 8AH

  • The Battle: Roar to Victory | Won Shin-yeon | South Korea | 2019 | 135 mins
    Saturday 26 October 2019, 11:00am w/ Actor Ryu Jun-yeol intro | Book tickets
  • The House of Hummingbird | Kim Bo-ra | South Korea | 2019 | 138 mins
    Saturday 26 October 2019, 1:45pm w/ director Q+A | Book tickets
  • The House of Us | Yoon Ga-eun | South Korea | 2019 | 92 mins
    Sunday 27 October 2019, 9:30am | Book tickets
  • Juror 8 | Hong Seung-wan | South Korea | 2019 | 114 mins
    Friday 1 November 2019, 9:30am | Book tickets
  • Divine Fury | Jason Kim | South Korea | 2019 | 129 mins
    Saturday 2 November 2019, 11:30am | Book tickets
  • The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil | Lee Won-tae | South Korea | 2019 | 110 mins
    Saturday 2 November 2019, 8:30pm | Book tickets
  • Inseparable Bros | Yuk Sang-hyo | South Korea | 2019 | 114 mins
    Sunday 3 November 2019, 9:00am | Book tickets
  • Tune in for Love | Jung Ji-woo | South Korea | 2019 | 122 mins
    Sunday 3 November 2019, 3:15pm | Book tickets

Special Spotlight: North Korea

Both at London Film School | 24 Shelton Street | London WC2H 9UB

  • The Story of Our Home | Ri Yun-ho, Ha Yong Ki | 2016 | 100 mins
    Tuesday 29 October 2019, 6pm | Book tickets
  • A Broad Bellflower | Kyun Soon Joo | 1987 | 92 mins
    Wednesday 30 October 2019, 6pm | Book tickets

Film & Art

Saturday 26 October 2019 @ Tate Modern

  • 10am – 12:30pm | incl talk | Book tickets
    Arcadia | Jang Min-seung | South Korea | 2017 | 50 mins
    Pitch-dark For the Voiceless | Jang Min-seung | South Korea | 2014 | 25 mins
    Over There | Jan Min-seung | South Korea | 2018 | 44 mins
  • 1pm – 2:30pm | incl talk with artists | Book tickets
    Beethoven – Mama | Tatsumi Orimoto | Japan | 2012 | 13 mins
    Grandmother’s Lunch | Tatsumi Orimoto | Japan | 2006 | 4 mins
    Painter & Mom | Kim Young-mi | South Korea | 2019 | 12 mins
    Flower Bed | Tsuneko Taniuchi | Japan | 2004 | 14 mins
  • 3pm – 5pm | incl artist Q+A | Book tickets
    Rise of Roots | Lee Lee Nam | South Korea | 2019 | 60 mins

Documentary

  • My Name is Kim Bok-dong | Song Won-geun | South Korea | 2019 | 101 mins
    Monday 28 October 2019, 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Book tickets
    The Bertha DocHouse Screen | Curzon Bloomsbury | The Brunswick | London WC1N 1AW
  • Rivercide: The Secret Six | Kim Byeongki | South Korea | 2019 | 108 mins
    Monday 28 October 2019, 5pm – 7pm | Book tickets
    Cinema Museum | 2 Dugard Way | London SE11 4TH

Halloween Horror Special

  • The Culprit | Goh Jung-wook | South Korea | 2019 | 100 mins
    Wednesday 30 October 2019. 7pm | Book tickets
    ODEON Covent Garden | 135 Shaftesbury Avenue | London WC2H 8AH

The Woman Who Keeps a Murderer | Hideo Nakata | Japan | 2019 | 83 mins
Under Your Bed | Mari Asato | Japan | 2019 | 98 mins
The Tag-Along: The Devil Fish | David Chuang | Taiwan | 2019 | 114 mins

Samurai Season

13 Assassins | Takashi Miike | Japan | 2010 | 141 mins
Harakiri | Masaki Kobayashi | Japan | 1962 | 135 mins
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx | Kenji Misumi | Japan | 1972 | 82 mins
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance | Kenji Misumi | Japan | 1972 | 84 mins
Sword of Doom | Kihachi Okamoto | Japan | 1966 | 120 mins

Closing Gala

To be announced soon

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.