BEACH VOLLEYBALL CARNIVAL POSTPONED
The Handycam Beach Volleyball Kick-off Carnival, which was originally scheduled for July 30, has been postponed to this Sunday from 1.30pm to 6pm outside the Old Cafeteria, Gold Coast, in Tuen Mun.
The programme features a series of activities including a professional exhibition match by Hong Kong Beach Volleyball Team, a celebrity match featuring local artists Raymond Lam and Cathy Chui: and a swimsuit fashion show led by model Sophie Rahman. A video shooting competition will also be held. Entries should be one to three minutes long and portray the fun of summer and beach volleyball.
Admission is free. For more information, call 2534 5080 during office hours.
CLASSIC FRENCH FILMS
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department will present 13 classic films by French master Alain Resnais from Friday to August 28 at Hong Kong Film Archive, and from August 26 to August 31 at Hong Kong Science Museum.
Born in 1922 in Vannes, France, Resnais made his first 8mm film at the age of 14. At the age of 26, he had already made his name with the Oscars-winning short film Van Gogh (1948). The retrospective showcases such films as The Same Old Song and My American Uncle.
Tickets cost $50, with half-price concessions for students, and are available from Urbtix on 2734 9009.