Cannes Directors’ Fortnight makes waves at Hong Kong Arts Centre

Screen | 4/10/2019 | Staff
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Hong Kong Arts Centre (HKAC) is collaborating with the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight on a screening and seminar programme, New Waves, New Shores: Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 50 Meets Hong Kong Cinema.

Backed by Create Hong Kong, the programme will screen around 20 films from 10 countries, pairing titles selected from past editions of Directors’ Fortnight with films from Hong Kong (see line-up below).

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The screenings will be accompanied by talks with the films’ respective talents, a talk on local and international film circuits, a colour grading masterclass and film journalism and criticism workshops

The programme, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of Directors’ Fortnight, is designed to support Hong Kong’s new generation of filmmakers by introducing how film festivals can assist their careers and broaden their creative horizons. It also aims to introduce how film festivals...
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