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Hurstville City Council to host Chinese New Year Film Festival

Posted 19 January 2011 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor Sansom said the 2011 Hurstville Chinese New Year Film Festival will provide the community with the opportunity to see some of China’s most iconic films that capture the essence of Chinese history and tradition.

“This year, the popular festival will host four internationally-acclaimed films as part of the program including Confucius, Bodyguards and Assassins, Mulan, Here Comes Fortune for young audiences aged 10-16 years,” he said.

“These films star many well-known Chinese actors including Chow Yun-Fat, Donnie Yen, Chang Chen, and Vincent Kok who are synonymous with Chinese and Hollywood blockbuster films.”

The Chinese New Year Film Festival will be held at the Civic Theatre, MacMahon Street, Hurstville, and include the following program of films:

Confucius
Monday, 7 February at 7.00pm Confucius
Tuesday, 8 February at 7.00pm Bodyguards and Assassins
Wednesday, 9 February at 7.00pm Bodyguards and Assassins
Thursday, 10 February at 7.00pm Mulan
Friday, 11 February at 7.00pm Mulan
Saturday, 12 February at 2.30pm Here Comes Fortune
Sunday, 13 February at 2.30pm Here Comes Fortune
Monday, 14 February at 7.00pm

The film festival is being held in partnership with the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China.

For more information or bookings, telephone Danny Hau on 9330 6233 or email dhau@hurstville.nsw.gov.au . Entry is $2 per person with all proceeds donated to children’s hospital charities. All films are in Chinese with English subtitles.

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