Girl power, an onsen mystery, and Chinese neo-noir – the entire festival program will be released on February 26th!

Less than a month away, the Helsinki Cine Asia Festival will bring a wide selection of new quality Asian cinema to the big screen in Helsinki. The opening film on Thursday March 14th will be Wei Shujun’s Only the River Flows, a tense neo-noir thriller that competed in the Un Certain Regard category at Cannes in 2023. Other films already announced include the Japanese LGBTQ+ portrayal Egoist, the Vietnamese critics favourite Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell, and the South Korean unconventional youth comedy-drama Hail to Hell.

The full program will be announced next Monday, February 26th, with ticket sales starting on Thursday, February 29th.