HKIFF45 to Showcase Ten Pioneering Restored Classics

The 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF45) will present ten restored Chinese-language classics to celebrate the filmmakers’ creativity that remains influential to this day. Spanning from the silent era to Hong Kong’s New Wave, this selection represents a cross-section of some of the most iconic work by generations of forward-thinking Chinese filmmakers who were neverContinue reading “HKIFF45 to Showcase Ten Pioneering Restored Classics”

The Hong Kong Film Festival 2021

The Hong Kong International Film Festival today confirms the return of multi-talented actor Aaron KWOK as its ambassador for the third consecutive year and unveils a new key art to mark its 45th anniversary. Scheduled between 1 and 12 April for 12 days, HKIFF45 will be the first hybrid edition in the festival’s history, featuring screeningsContinue reading “The Hong Kong Film Festival 2021”

Death on the Nile – Agatha Christie Returns…

The updated version of “Death on the Nile” has returned with Kenneth Branagh again playing the lead role of the beloved fictional character, Hercule Poirot. This classic tale remains one of mystery, suspense and intrigue. The film is also an update on the 1978 version of this longstanding story.

You Must Watch…..”WELCOME” – A Film About both Hope and Desperation

“WELCOME” is an award winning French film dealing with the tough issues of refugees and migration in the Northern port city of Calais, France. “Welcome” presents the lives of desperate people in seemingly desperate circumstances. The film, directed by Philippe Lioret focuses on Bilal (Firat Ayverdi), a young Kurd, who, having failed to cross theContinue reading “You Must Watch…..”WELCOME” – A Film About both Hope and Desperation”

You Must Watch…..The Goddess of 1967

The independent gem, “The Goddess of 1967” was written by Clara Law and Eddie Fong and directed by Clara Law. It is a ‘Road’ movie like no other and viewers will be instantly drawn to the characters who are both damaged and hopeful. Quintessentially a dramatic road film set in the isolated and haunting backdropContinue reading “You Must Watch…..The Goddess of 1967”

FIFA – RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP FILM – FREE FOR ALL

FIFA have a history of working in collaboration with documentary makers to produce their ‘Official’ films and have recently released their Russia 2018 film for ‘free’ online on YouTube for everyone to view. The 2018 tournament was a incredible action packed spectacle and with so many people missing out on ‘live’ sport, it is aContinue reading “FIFA – RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP FILM – FREE FOR ALL”

Queen Of Katwe: A Story of Hope and Chess….

The “Queen Of Katwe” is the inspiring true story about finding hope in the most unlikely of places. The story is set in a shantytown in Uganda and focuses on the main character, 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga), who lives in harsh conditions with her mother, Harriet (Lupita Nyong’o) and younger members of her family. LifeContinue reading “Queen Of Katwe: A Story of Hope and Chess….”