Sunday 25 March

FILMS

SAT 3 MAR - SUN 25 MAR

Throughout the Festival month we present a selection of rare international films, mostly without UK distribution. Including three UK premieres of new films by Raoul Peck, Sylvain L'Espérance and Oleg Mavromatti. Working across documentary and fiction the films focus on marginalised voices including workers in South Korea, China and Greece and those experiencing political violence in 1970s Thailand and contemporary Lugansk, which has been under illegal occupation since the 2014 Ukrainian/Russian war. 


Wang Bing: Bitter Money

Sun 25 March, 2.30-5.45pm

Tyneside Cinema

Bitter Money follows three young people leaving their hometown to work in East China’s busiest city. With high numbers of part-time workers, few opportunities and poor living conditions... more