DCNYF Chinese Film Festival 2012 launches in Ireland this Friday

Taking place in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and New Ross

The DCNYF Chinese Film Festival 2012 launches this Friday with Chen Kaige’s acclaimed historical drama Sacrifice, the first of a weekend of films that include Wang Xiaoshuai’s 11 Flowers and Zang Yimou’s Under The Hawthorn Tree.

Taking place at the IFI and Cineworld, with special screenings and seminars being held at the Helix, this year’s festival choices will also be touring the country, hitting Cork’s Triskel Arts Centre, Limerick’s Belltable and St. Michael’s Theatre in New Ross.

Sacrifice screens in Cineworld at 7.30pm this Friday, January 20th,
followed by the first screening in Ireland of Jia Zhangke’s poetic tribute to Shanghai’s turbulent past, I Wish I Knew, on January 21st at 13.30 in The IFI.

Full details of screenings, events and times available on www.cny.ie