Hong Kong Arts Centre is dedicated to cultivating the audience of and fostering the development of Hong Kong indie movies. “Independently Yours”, 20 years after it was first presented by the HKAC, returns as a recurrent screening programme in the HKAC Cinema.
Hong Kong Arts Centre x Hong Kong Independent Film Festival
Independently Yours: Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down
【Programme Postponement】Hong Kong Arts Centre x Hong Kong Independent Film Festival - Independently Yours: Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down
In views of current situation and to minimise the spread of the novel coronavirus, Hong Kong Arts Centre x Hong Kong Independent Film Festival - Independently Yours: Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down programme on 21 February 2020, 7:45pm will be postponed. The postponed dates and details will be announced later. Audience with purchased tickets, please follow the below procedures for refund application:
1. Please complete and sign to confirm the Refund Application Form, and post the completed and signed Refund Application Form and the original tickets within the stipulated period to Hong Kong Arts Centre:
Programme Dept - Moving Images Team
Hong Kong Arts Centre
8/F, 2 Harbour Road,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
2. All refund application must be submitted on or before 28 February 2020. Any refund application with postmark later than the stated deadline or applications submitted with other methods would not be accepted.
3. Please retain a photocopy of the completed and signed Refund Application Form, as well as the scanned copies of the original tickets (both front and back) for record and future reference. Should any original copies of the above documents be lost or the applicant fails to provide the above for reference or prove, the refund will not be processed.
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21/2 (Fri) 7:45pm Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese).
Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down
Directors: Leung Ming Kai, Kate Reilly
Cast: Leong Cheok Mei, Mia Mungil, Zeno Koo, Lam Yiu Sing, Kate Reilly, Gregory Wong, Jessica Lam Sin-tung
Hong Kong | 2019 | 77 min | In Cantonese and English with Chinese and English subtitles | HD | Colour
21/2 (Fri) 7:45pm*
*Directors Leung Ming Kai and Kate Reilly will attend the after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese).
Bittersweet stories of Hong Kongers contending with nostalgia and an uncertain future give way to a comical documentary assault on sentiment.
Two immigrant Hong Kong women – one from mainland China, one from Indonesia – live together in a little village. Together, they undertake an epic journey to the big city.
Brothers return to their working-class neighborhood for one last hangout in their mother’s toy store. With new responsibilities looming, they take refuge in childhood memories.
A local economics teacher and a "native English-speaking teacher" from the States spend one school year crisscrossing Hong Kong. As they say goodbye, they recall their earnest contemplation of after-school snacks.
A young barista and music-video star puts aside her many interests to run for district council. She fights both a pro-establishment incumbent and her own disdain for human interaction.
Ticket Price: $80/ $64*
*20% discount for full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder. Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission.
*20% off for each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets.
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