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38th HKIFF Honors Filmmakers with Awards of Five Competition Sections

5 April - At the Awards Gala at Rotunda 1, Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC), fully supported by The Metroplex, the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) revealed the winning films for five award categories, namely the Young Cinema Competition, the Documentary Competition, the Short Film Competition, the FIPRESCI Prize and the SIGNIS Award.

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Q&A After Midnight

3D Naked Ambition's Cast / Crew will attend a Q&A session after the midnight screening on 29 March at around 2:00am! First time in HKIFF history and Not to be Missed! Conducted in Cantonese.

Black Rainstorm Warning Signal Notice

Black Rainstorm Warning Signal has been issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 8:40 p.m., 30th Mar 2014. Refunds will be made to ticket holders who cannot attend the screening due to the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal. Application forms for refund can be downloaded here.

Face to Face with Catherine Deneuve!

On My Way screening (30GC3M3A) and post-screening talk will be held on 30 March at The Grand. Tickets available at URBTIX from 10:00am, 18 March. DON’T MISS IT!

Updated Duration and Screening Time – Devils on the Doorstep and Nymphomaniac – Volume I

The actual duration of Devils on the Doorstep is confirmed to be 161 minutes. Its screening on 29 March at the HK Cultural Centre will end at around 5:55pm.

Consequently, the time of admission and screening of Nymphomaniac – Volume I that follows will be delayed. The estimated start time of Nymphomaniac – Volume I is around 6:20pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Updated Screening Time of Journey to the West

The additional short Taprobana will not be shown with Journey to the West upon request. The screening times of Journey to the West will be postponed to 5:50pm on 25th March and 8:05pm on 29th March. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Director Jiang Wen will attend meet-the-audience session

Director Jiang Wen will attend the meet-the-audience session of In the Heat of the Sun on 25 March.

"Meet-the-Audience Sessions" Updates

Here is a list of the "Meet-the-Audience Sessions" Updates

On My Way screening and talk will be changed

The screening and talk of On My Way (originally scheduled on 29 March at The Grand) will be changed.

The 38th HKIFF trailer out NOW

The 38th HKIFF Trailer is now available for viewing here!

Closing film of the 38th HKIFF revealed – That Demon Within

The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) Society announced that “That Demon Within”, will close the 38th HKIFF. Directed by Dante LAM, and starring Daniel WU, Nick CHEUNG, Andy ON and LIU Kai-chi, the film will have its Asian Premiere on 7 April at Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Louis KOO takes the role as the 38th HKIFF Ambassador

The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) is honoured to announce the appointment of Louis KOO as Ambassador for the 38th HKIFF.

Restored Masterpieces at the 38th HKIFF HITCHCOCK and OZU classics return to the cinema

The 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), will continue its popular programme of screening immaculate digital restorations of classic films. This year’s festival programme includes Alfred HITCHCOCK’s Dial M for Murder (3-D), and four classic works by Japan’s great master OZU Yasujiro, Equinox Flower (Higanbana), Good Morning (Ohayo), Late Autumn (Akibiyori) and An Autumn Afternoon (Sanma no Aji). These classics will be screened during the festival from 24 March to 7 April.