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Manchester Airport Chinese Film Festival

Manchester Airport Chinese Film Festival.

Manchester Airport, in partnership with Hainan Airlines, are excited to bring their first UK wide Chinese Film Festival to you.

Each event is free of charge, and everyone that attends will go into a competition to win a pair of flights from Manchester to Beijing direct with Hainan Airlines.

Starting in Manchester on 22nd February, the Chinese Film Festival will run until 11th April and take place in 12 UK cities.

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Chinese Film Festival Trailers


HERO (2002)

Director Yimou Zhang presents Hero – starring martial arts legend Jet Li in a visually stunning martial arts epic where a fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation!


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Call of Heroes (2016)

Blistering, epic-scale action from director Benny Chan, with action director Sammo Hung. Call of Heroes thrills throughout in its tale of skilled martial artists, who take a stand to protect their village against a ruthless army.


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Operation Mekong (2016)

Manchester Airport Chinese Film Festival is proud to present three advance screenings of Operation Mekong – an explosive action-packed box office sensation from maverick director Dante Lam, never previously released in the UK. (A special thanks to distributor Cine Asia for helping to organise this.) 


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Date Location Time Film
22/2/17 HOME, Mancheseter 6pm Hero
23/2/17 FACT, Liverpool 6pm Hero
1/3/17 Everyman Cinema, Leeds 6pm Call of Heroes
2/3/17 Curzon Cinema, Sheffield 6pm Call of Heroes
9/3/17 Pheonix Cinema, Leicester 6pm Call of Heroes
15/3/17 Harris Building, 155, UCLAN 6pm Operation Mekong
16/3/17 The Electric, Birmingham 6pm Operation Mekong
21/3/17 Nottingham, Contemporary 6pm Call of Heroes
23/3/17 Prince Charles Cinema, London 6pm Operation Mekong
29/3/17 Filmhouse, Edinburgh 6pm Call of Heroes
30/3/17 GMAC, Glasgow 6pm Call of Heroes
11/4/17 The Strand Arts Centre, Belfast 6pm Call of Heroes
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