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2023 Cork Chinese Film Week

18 Sep 2023
Happening On 18/09/2023

The inaugural Cork Chinese Film Week, organized by the UCC Confucius Institute in partnership with UCC, marks a significant cultural milestone in Cork City. This remarkable event, proudly granted support by Cork City Council, is a celebration of the rich cinematic heritage of China and a testament to the city's commitment to fostering international cultural exchange.








The Cork Chinese Film Week is not merely a series of film screenings; it's a platform for cultural dialogue and understanding. It's a testament to the power of cinema as a universal language that transcends borders and connects people. Through these films, audiences in Cork have the unique opportunity to explore the diverse narratives, histories, and cultures of China.

Event Time: September 18-September 22, 2023




Five screenings at the UCC campus, ticket-free!

 September 18   18:30   The Captain 《中国机长》                       at UCC campus BOOLE_3

September 19    19:00   Fade Away Pastoral《远去的牧歌》         at UCC campus BOOLE_3

September 20    18:30   The Rescue《紧急救援》                          at UCC campus BOOLE_3

September 21    18:30   White Snake《白蛇·缘起》                        at UCC campus BOOLE_3

September 22    17:30   Lighting up The Stars《人生大事》             at UCC campus BOOLE_3


One exclusive screening at Cork Triskel Art Centre

September 21  18:00   The Wondering Earth 2《流浪地球2》  at Triskel Art Centre

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September 18

9月18日 18:30    The Captain 《中国机长》   

Director: Liu Weiqiang

Starring: Zhang Hanyu, Ou Hao, Dujiang, Yuan Li

Year of release: 2019

Based on a true story, "The Captain" tells the gripping tale of a pilot's heroic emergency landing of a damaged aircraft. This suspenseful thriller explores the courage and resourcefulness of a man faced with an impossible challenge









September 19

9月19日 19:00     Fade Away Pastoral  《远去的牧歌》 

Director:  Adixia Xiareheman & Jun Zhou

Starring: Maerjiang Bayituken, Hailaiti Hamu, Lina Xiakan

Year of release: 2018

Set against the backdrop of the greenland in China, this moving drama portrays the resilience of a shepherd who faces adversity with unwavering determination. "Fade Away Pastoral" is a poignant story of hope and endurance.








September 20

9月20日  18:30       The Rescue 《紧急救援》    

Director:  Lin Chaoxian

Starring: Peng Yuyan, Wang Yanlin, Xin Zhilei, Lan Yingying

Year of release: 2020

"The Rescue" takes you on a thrilling journey into the world of elite rescue divers. When disaster strikes, these brave souls risk everything to save lives. This heart-pounding action film celebrates the spirit of heroism and teamwork.








September 21

9月21日 18:30    White Snake 《白蛇·缘起》   

Director:  Huang Jiakang

Starring: Tang Xiaoxi, Zhang Boheng, Zheng Xiaopu, Daisuke Sakuma

Year of release: 2019

"White Snake" is a mesmerizing blend of fantasy and romance. Discover the enchanting origin story of the legendary white snake demon who falls in love with a mortal man. This visually stunning animation is a tale of love transcending boundaries.







September 21

9月21日  18:00      The Wandering Earth 2 《流浪地球2》   

Director:  Guo Fan

Starring: Wu Jing, Andy Liu, Li Xuejian, Sha Yi

Year of release: 2022

"In 'The Wandering Earth 2,' the thrilling saga continues as humanity grapples with the immense challenges of a planet on the move. As Earth continues its epic journey through the cosmos, new dangers and mysteries await our intrepid heroes.








September 22

9月22日 17:30    Lighting up The Stars 《人生大事》   

Director:  Liu Jiangjiang

Starring: Zhu Yilong, Yang Enyou, Luo Jingmin

Year of release: 2022

"Lighting up Stars" is a heartwarming comedy that follows the ups and downs of a quirky family as they navigate life's challenges. Filled with humour and heart, this film reminds us of the importance of family bonds and the joy in everyday moments.











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