Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award/ Hong Kong

Venue: Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre 
Date: 2020.01.08
Time: 7:45pm 
Price: Standard ticket: $80. Tickets are now available at URBTIX 
Hong Kong Arts Centre x Shortcutz Amsterdam
Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award/ Hong Kong 

This year, Hong Kong Arts Centre is collaborating with this well-known initiative in The Netherlands - Shortcutz Amsterdam, bringing in its first Best Film of Year tour screening to Hong Kong. A compilation of the 7 nominees for Best Film of Year will tour, from December until the 16th of January, in more than 26 cities around the world, for the International Audience Award! After watching the 7 films’ compilation, each member of the audience can vote for their favourite film.
HERE WE GO, audience in Hong Kong - come enjoy the screening of the outstanding 7 short films from The Netherlands and vote for your favourite! 
How it works
1. Join the local screening at Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre, and enjoy the 7 nominees for Best Film of Year from The Netherlands.
2. Every audience would be given a vote. Cast your vote for Your favourite one at the exit of the cinema after the screening. 
Your votes would be collected for Shortcutz Amsterdam along with all the international audience in 28 cities / 4 continents. Shortcutz Amsterdam will announce the overall winner at the 7th Shortcutz Amsterdam Annual Awards - January 19th 2020, 20:00 (CET) at EYE (Dutch Film Museum).

This gala will be streamed live on Shortcutz Amsterdam Facebook page

Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award/ Hong Kong
8/1 (Wed) 7:45pm
The Netherlands | 71’ | DCP | Colour 
Director: David Cocheret
2018 | 5’ 30” | In Dutch with English subtitles 
Accidents escalate and pile up when a bickering young couple finds themselves trapped within their wrecked car. 
Director: Yim Brakel
2018 | 10’ 01” | In Dutch with English subtitles 
Three high school students contemplate the absence of their classmate Zoë. 
Director: Flynn Von Kleist
2018 | 12’ 43” | In Dutch with English subtitles 
Joey returns home to live with his mother Daphne after she has regained custody over him and his brother Ricardo. While celebrating their reunification, their resolve to restore the balance of their relationship is tested. 
Director: Wilbert Van Veldhuizen
2019 | 5’ 55” | No dialogue
A young woman drives an old car along a coastal road towards a village. There is a man in the passenger seat, contemplating. Planning to shape the future of the village, as well as his own. 
Director: Jamille Van Wijngaarden
2018 | 11’ 21” | In Dutch with English subtitles
When mother Marit wants to discuss the behaviour of her son during a parent-teacher conference, teacher Yvonne can't repress her pent-up feelings anymore. A murderous comedy with finger paint. 
Director: Sarah Blok & Lisa Konno
2018 | 9’ 20” | In Dutch and Japanese (in parts) with English subtitles
NOBU is a short film about former world champion karate and Japanese immigrant Nobuaki Konno. In this film his daughter and fashion designer Lisa Konno asks him about cultural differences while he wears a collection she made for him. 
Director: Sjaak Rood 
2018 | 16’ 10” |  No dialogue
A man and a woman drive straight towards one another. They hit the breaks just in time and come to a standstill, facing each other. They're both too stubborn to give way to the other. A life story begins. 
Tickets are now available at URBTIX.  
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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Presented by: Hong Kong Arts Centre


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