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Hong Kong Cinema

This year features greater international scope than ever before with HK filmmakers telling mainland stories or setting their work in countries such as Malaysia and Thailand. The program runs the genre gamut with enough action, romance, drama and thrills to satisfy all viewers. We're also pleased to present an exciting two-film retrospective in honor of the incredible talents of late martial arts choreographer/writer/director Lau Kar-leung (aka Liu Chia-liang).

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Opening Night Reception

Join us for a special opening night celebration of the third Hong Kong Cinema festival! Prior to the screening of Bends, a limited number of tickets are available for a fabulous party. Read More

Bends

Featured in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, Flora Lau’s debut feature depicts the desperation hidden underneath the glittering surfaces of modern Hong Kong. Read More

Blind Detective

A delirious mix of comedy, mystery and romance, Johnnie To’s brand-new film offers superstar Andy Lau as the titular protagonist. Read More

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

The recent death of martial arts legend Lau Kar-leung (aka Liu Chia-liang) warrants a tribute screening of this essential kung-fu film directed by Liu himself. Read More

The Last Tycoon

Grand passions meet turbulent times in this sumptuous historical epic set predominantly in 1930s Shanghai. Read More

The Great War: Director's Cut

Featuring lengthy interviews with the five main band members interspersed with terrific live footage, it's an entertaining look at the international phenomenon of the Hong Kong pop scene. Read More

The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter

Gordon Liu stars in this kung-fu classic as a man seeking to avenge the death of his family, who were slaughtered at the hands of marauding Tartars. Read More

A Complicated Story

Made by a crew comprised predominantly of students from the School of Film & Television and executive produced by Johnnie To and Bill Kong. Read More

Conspirators

The film's several tense action sequences are bolstered by Kwok and Cheung's humorous rapport and the nifty international locales. Read More

Best Movie

This is the best movie ever! Read More