Shanghai International Film Festival
always leaves me overwhelmed, irritated, and tired. It's overwhelming because I have to work out which one of the hundreds of film screening and Q&A events at 47 venues over 10 days
to see, irritating because I have to prioritize which tickets to grab based on their popularity and tiring because going to cinemas five days in a row is actually physical demanding. Still, I let it take my money every year. Because it's fucking awesome. Here's what's happening.