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Hong Kong International Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION


HONG KONG FILM FESTIVAL FILMMAKERS AND FILMMAKING

THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES

Mark Cousins

HONG KONG FILM FESTIVAL REALITY BITES

one child nation

Nanfu Wang & Jialing Zhang

HONG KONG FILM FESTIVAL MASTERS & AUTEURS

MEETING GORBACHEV

Werner Herzog & André Singer

115' | uk | 2018 | HD

CANNES 2018

SCREENINGS

Sun 24 Mar - 21:45 - The Metroplex Wed 27 Mar - 19:30 - Festival Grand Cinema

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Filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush. Read more…

"Intriguing and illuminating"

 The Hollywood Reporter

85' | china, usa | 2019 | HD

SUNDANCE GRAND JURY PRIZE 2019

SCREENINGS

Fri 29 Mar - 14:30 - HK Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema Mon 1 Apr - 19:30 MCL Telford

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First-time mother and filmmaker Nanfu Wang uncovers the untold history of China's One-Child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment. Read more…

“Utterly compelling”

Screen Daily

90’ |  USA | 2018 | HD

TIFF 2018

SCREENINGS

Sun 24 Mar - 21:30- Festival Grand Cinema
Sun 31 Mar - 16:15 - Hong Kong City Hall

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Legendary director Werner Herzog meets Mikhail Gorbachev for a series of exclusive one-on-one interviews with the man who ended the Cold War. Read more…

”One of the year’s best docs”

The Playlist


FILMART lineup

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Frédéric Tcheng

THE KLEPTOCRATS

Sam Hobkinson & Havana Marking

84' | UK, USA | 2018 | HD

DOC NYC 2018

The government scandal that shook Hollywood. Read more…

“Jaw-dropping”

Screen Daily

 120', 98'  |  USA | 2019 | HD

SUNDANCE 2019

From the acclaimed director of Dior and I, Halston captures the epic sweep of the designer's life and era. Read more…

“The expansive scope of this tribute seems entirely fitting for an industry giant who put America on the global fashion map."

The Hollywood Reporter


BALLET NOW

Steven Cantor

74', 52' | USA | 2018 | HD

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Produced by Emmy-winning Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The Handmaid's Tale) and directed by Steven Cantor (Dancer), the film portrays the groundbreaking dance series Ballet Now which unites the world’s foremost dance talent for an international collaboration. Read more…

“Dance? Easy. The Ballerina Tiler Peck Leaves Her Comfort Zone.”

The New York Times

99’ | USA | 2018 | HD

SUNDANCE 2018

A stunning expose of the role of art in today’s consumerist society from double Academy Award® nominee Nathaniel Kahn. Read more…

"Brilliant and captivating"

Variety


MAIDEN

Alex Holmes

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93' | UK | 2018 | HD

TIFF 2018

The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Read more…

“Both timely and intensely relevant”

IndieWire 

94' | USA | 2019 | HD

SUNDANCE 2019

A look at the career of '60 Minutes' newsman, Mike Wallace. Read more…

"Brisk and compelling"

Variety


matangi / maya / m.i.a.

Steve Loveridge

WATERGATE

Charles Ferguson

95’ | Sri Lanka, UK, USA | 2018 | HD

SUNDANCE 2018 WORLD CINEMA SPECIAL JURY AWARD

An intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician M.I.A. who continues to shatter conventions. Read more…

★★★★

Empire

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2 X 130’, 6 X 45’ |  USA | 2019 | HD

BERLIN 2019

From Academy Award®-winning director Charles Ferguson, comes the full story of the conspiracy led by President Richard Nixon and his White House staff and how they were brought to justice. Read more…

★★★★

The Guardian


MINDING THE GAP

Bing Liu

98’ | USA | 2019 | HD

SUNDANCE 2018 SPECIAL JURY AWARD

ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. Read more…

 "An audacious feature debut on all levels... a storyteller to watch" 

The Hollywood Reporter

América

Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside

76', 60' | USA | 2018 | HD

IDFA 2018

América is the uplifting, soulful story of three brothers who are brought together to care for their charismatic 93- year-old grandmother, América. The brothers, who are still young men, must confront the chasm between adolescent yearning and adult responsibilities as they learn to provide for her daily needs. Read more…

"Blows up an intimate family portrait on to a large, cinematic canvas."

★★★★

The Guardian


DATES: 18-21 MARCH

ATTENDING: Nadine Rothschild (Sales & Marketing Manager)

Stand: UK Film / 1C-F20

MEETING REQUESTS: nadine@DOGWOOF.COM