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The golden age of the city’s movie-making is now a distant memory. But the strength of the industry on the mainland offers Hong Kong opportunities it must grasp if there is any chance of a resurgence

Mainland offers Hong Kong’s film industry a brighter future

The Hong Kong International Film Festival begins this week, featuring more than 230 films from 60 countries, a draw for the city’s movie buffs. But it comes when Hong Kong’s own film industry, known in its heyday as the Hollywood of the Far East, faces challenging times.