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4th Five Flavours Film Festival

Five Flavours Film Festival is an annual overview of films from South-East Asia. During the 4th edition, which will take place from October 26th till November 1st 2010 in Muranów and KINO.LAB movie theatres in Warsaw, we will present movies from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, the focus country will be Singapore. This is the annual and the only Polish overview of Eastern Asian cinematography. In November the festival will continue partly in Krakow (Kino pod Baranami movie theatre), Poznań (Muza theatre) and Katowice (Światowid theatre). The opening film will be Dream by Kim Ki-duk (South Korea, 2008).

The spine of this year's edition will be Singaporean cinema and the most important section – the overview of modern Korean cinema, Taste of Korea, prepared in cooperation with the Cultural Centre at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. Program will be fulfilled by the real jewels from other countries of Eastern Asia – China, The Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Asian Horror Night (Oct. 31st). .

Apart from screenings, organizers – as during each edition – prepared acompanying events, ao., Asian photo competition Orientuj się!, which will be finalized during the festival, as well as the post-competitive exhibition of photographs. Works can be submitted till Oct. 12th, total pool of prizes is 3000 PLN. For the second time Five Flavors will host the Festival of Places and Travels The Wanderer from Gryfino (Oct. 30Th – 31st), accompanied by Asian Travel Fairs.

In the section devoted to Singapore, organizers will present film retrospective of the known worldwide and most recognizable representative of this cinematography, totally unknown in Poland,  Eric Khoo (My Magic, 2008, Be with me, 2005).

In the second section devoted to Korean cinema, Taste of Korea, Dream by Kim Ki-duk will be shown.  This is the latest work of well known to Polish cinema lovers Korean director, author of such famous pictures as Spring, summer, autumn, winter, spring (2003) or Empty house (2004). Moreover, films of four others most important Korean directors will be presented, which have never been distributed in Polish cinemas: Park Chan-wook (I'm Cyborg, but That's OK), Im Kwon-taek (Beyond the years), Lee Chang-dong (Oasis) i  Bonga Joon-ho (Barking dogs never bite).

A film by Anocha Suwichakornpong,  Mundane History / Jao Nok Krajok, will also be screened at the Festival. She is a Grand Prix winner of the Main Competition of the Era New Horizons International Film Festival in Wroclaw and Tiger Award of the International Film Festival in Rotterdam.

On the occasion of Halloween, Oct. 31st, the Asian Horror Night will take place. This will be special screening of films by Banjong Pisanthanakun and Parkpoom Wongpoom from Thailand – Shutter and Alone, both blood-freezing even for the most courageous cinema lovers.

Detailed program will be announced on Oct. 4th, 2010 on Tickets are available in the Festival cinemas from Oct. 20th. Festival passes are already available on the festival web page (price 100 PLN; festival pass entitles to participate in all festival events in Warsaw).

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