A still from 2001: A Space Odyssey, one of several restored classics screening at the 2019 Hong Kong International Film Festival.

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2019: the films you shouldn’t miss

  • Subjects include drugs in Colombia to free climbing in Yosemite, first world war footage in colour to a documentary about Alien
  • Other films are about a footballer who loses his skill and a documentary about Alexander McQueen
Topic |   Hong Kong International Film Festival

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A still from 2001: A Space Odyssey, one of several restored classics screening at the 2019 Hong Kong International Film Festival.
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This year Fly by Night, directed by Malaysian filmmaker Zahir Omar, will be screened at the Far East Film Festival in Udine, northern Italy.

Udine Far East Film Festival: how Southeast Asian cinema found a new audience in northern Italy

  • The festival screens commercial films from East Asia, mainly from Hong Kong, China, South Korea and Japan but increasingly from Southeast Asia
  • Filmmakers like Joko Anwar, Erik Matti and Nattawut Poonpiriya have attended regularly
Topic |   Asian cinema

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This year Fly by Night, directed by Malaysian filmmaker Zahir Omar, will be screened at the Far East Film Festival in Udine, northern Italy.
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