• The next Masters of Asian Cinema film is Johnnie To’s 2012 feature "Drug War," which screens at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St., in downtown Bellingham. 
     
    Drug War follows mainland detective Zhang as he tries to crack a gang of Hong Kong drug smugglers. The result is a breathless account of an investigation that ratchets up the tension beyond what seems possible. Sponsored by Western Libraries and the Masters of Asian Cinema film series.