Chinese Visual Festival 2016 Call for Entries 

Chinese Visual Festival is delighted to launch its Call for Entries for the 2016 edition. Established as a major cultural event, CVF has been bringing to the UK the best in contemporary Chinese language film and art since 2011, having worked in the past with a long list of distinguished artists and directors including Jia Zhangke, Pema Tseden, Wu Wuna, Zhou Hao, Cao Fei and others. The festival has been hosted by Kings College London, one of the world's leading research and teaching universities based in the heart of London, for several years now, with other events being regularly held at the BFI Southbank, the leading repertory cinema in the UK, specialising in seasons of classic, independent and non-English language films and is operated by the British Film Institute, and at the newly opened Bertha DocHouse, the UK's first cinema dedicated solely to documentary films and events.

The 2016 festival will be hosted by our academic partner, King’s College London, and take place in May 2016, with screenings at the college and commercial cinemas around London and the rest of the UK.

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