The Road of China
Documentary short anthology shot in early 2020 by a series of young directors from around the world as part of the “Looking China Youth Film Project” .
Striding into the Wind
A slacker film student yearns for freedom and independence but cannot break free of the forces which constrain him in Wei Shujun’s indie debut. Review
Drama in which a young woman gets a job transfer to her hometown in order to look after her father who has been living with Alzheimer’s for the last 10 years.
My People, My Country
Patriotic anthology film first released for National Day and featuring segments from top tier directors Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine), Zhang Yibai (I Belonged to You), Guan Hu (The Eight Hundred), Xue Xiaolu (The Whistleblower), Xu Zheng (Lost in Thailand), Ning Hao (Crazy Stone), and Wen Muye (Dying to Survive) each set in a different era of China’s history since 1949. Review.
Life of Buda
Biopic of Tibetan hero Buda spanning the nation’s history from before the peaceful liberation to the establishment of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Documentary focusing on the city of Kunming, known as the “spring city” and the capital of Yunnan province.
Each of the films streams for free in the US and Canada Feb. 1 – 15 via Smart Cinema USA. Further details can be found on the official website and you can also keep up with all the latest news by following Asian Pop-up Cinema on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vimeo.