Asia House launches the inaugural "Asia House Festival of Asian Film" inAugust. Dedicated to Asian film, it will premiere films from Singapore,South Korea, Iran, Indonesia and China. Organised and hosted by AsiaHouse in partnership with Curzon Cinemas, "The Asia House Festival ofAsian Film" celebrates the best in Asian cinema, showcasing films thathave been critically acclaimed at recent film festivals and providingthe first and possibly only opportunity to see these films in the UK. The Festival runs from 22 - 28 August at the Renoir Cinema, London. Theprogramme features some of the finest recent films from Asia. TheOpening Night film, 881, is the spectacular number 1 Singapore hitmusical of 2007 directed by Royston Tan. Seven Days is a Korean thrillerstarring Yunjin Kim, star of TV's global hit, Lost. Night Bus from Iranis a suspenseful anti-war film set during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war andwas winner of the 2007 Grand Jury Prize at the Asia Pacific ScreenAwards. The Photograph from Indonesia premiered at the Pusan FilmFestival and comes from a new generation of Indonesian film-makersexploring social issues affecting their society. After the globalsuccess of Chinese epics such as House of Flying Daggers, our ClosingNight film, Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon, is the latesthistorical blockbuster starring Andy Lau, Sammo Hung and Maggie Q.Asia House is the leading UK pan-Asian organisation working to preparethe people, corporations and institutions of the UK for a future inwhich Asia will be the dominant player. Curzon Cinemas is the leadingcinema group presenting the best in independent and alternative cinema.