Arts & Music
As women make strides on the international film festival circuit, Locarno’s Lili Hinstin stresses the importance of diversity versus parity.
‘I thought I would have so much time to read and write, but actually I spend a lot of time chopping wood, clearing ditches and repairing my road’, says British novelist Will Dean.
Set in San Francisco’s Chinatown, the series pulls no punches with explosive action scenes.
With his fresh take on J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan and a sprinkling of pixie dust, artistic director Septime Webre aims to start Hong Kong Ballet’s 40th anniversary celebrations with a bang.
The sixth street art festival, organised by HKwalls in collaboration with the Hong Kong Design Centre, has transformed the vibrant district into an outdoor gallery.
Chiang Yee, the Jiangxi-born writer of the Silent Traveller series of books, showed wartime Britons a unique view of China. He is honoured by a blue plaque on the facade of the Oxford house in which he lodged, lived and worked for 15 years.
Chatwin digs through the city’s 3,000-year history on a trek down Changan Jie, or Long Peace Street
With the world’s eyes on Hong Kong, its art has received a boost too, as a Korean auction house teams up with collector William Lim to push local artists onto the international stage
You don’t know where it will be held or what the show is going to be about, but this immersive experience involving ‘a psychopathic serial killer’ is something you wouldn’t want to miss.
The show, featuring pop star Jackson Yee in one of the lead roles, has been an audience favourite in China and the streaming service is hoping to replicate its success elsewhere
FIRST International Film Festival chief executive is used to navigating the perils of Chinese censorship, but negative comments posted online about festival entries are too much for Li Ziwei, who fears investors will be put off.
Shin Se-kyung and Cha Eun-woo star in the historical drama set during the Joseon era.
The 13-episode series explores relationships, romance and gender roles in the Thai capital.
The ‘handmade film lab’ is dedicated to reviving analogue filmmaking. When it comes to celluloid, however, Hong Kong and mainland China are out of the picture.
Tokyo-based Madsaki’s month-long exhibition will feature works that reference classics such as In the Mood for Love and Kung Fu Hustle.
South Korean actor Ji Jin-hee stars as the lead, a cabinet minister who is catapulted to an unexpected position of power.
The Eight Hundred and Better Days are withdrawn over controversial KMT and youth violence content; The Last Wish is renamed. White Storm 2 and The Invincible Dragon fill the gaps in mainland cineplex schedules.
Despite its Teen rating, the 10-episode debut series set in a small country town in Taiwan can also be enjoyed by those who have left their teenage years behind
Guest stars on the Netflix series include Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jnr and David Chang among others