Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2020 - Hong Kong Stories

Venue: Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre 
Date: 2020.11.23 - 2020.11.24
Price: Standard ticket: $80. Tickets are now available at URBTIX.  

We love Hong Kong. There are many stories to be told about this beautiful land and some stories made by local artists capture an essence of Hong Kong that is unique and special. We encourage everyone to support local productions and value their works. Let’s hope we can continue to be creative and appreciate more local stories that will be told in the future.

 

Screening Schedule
23/11 (Mon) 8pm  STOMA1920px-Hong_Kong_film_rating_cat3.svg#*
24/11 (Tue) 8pm  Three Shorts by Three Hong Kong Directors*
*with after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese)

 

#STOMA is classified as Category III by OFNAA, refunds will be made to ticket holders under 18 years old with the unused bought ticket from the day of announcement till 4 December 2020 (Friday) at the box office of the Hong Kong Arts Centre.

 

To prevent Novel Coronavirus, the following measures will be implemented for all screenings:
- All audience must wear face masks
- Cinema staff have the right to deny the admission of any person with temperature higher than 37.5°C or without wearing face masks

 

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Director: Kit Hung
Cast: Lam Yiu Sing, Stefan Kollmus, Derek Tsang
Hong Kong, Swiss | 2020 | 99’ | In English, Cantonese, French, German with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
23/11 (Mon) 8pm*
*Director will attend the after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese) 
 
STOMA is based on the last script from the late iconic gay photographer, writer and filmmaker, Julian Lee. The story is semi-autobiographical based on the journey of Julian's own experience during his cancer treatment. Unfortunately Julian lost his battle with the disease, leaving this film his final legacy.  Actor Lam Yiu Sing gives a brave and heartfelt performance as an upcoming photographer, entangled in a difficult relationship with a Swiss banker while trying to find treatments for his illness.  STOMA is directed by Kit Hung and this is his first feature after the critically acclaimed SOUNDLESS WIND CHIME.

 

 

 

Three Shorts by Three Hong Kong Directors
All three directors in this program had made both shorts and features. They will attend a post screening discussion to talk about the different requirements of making short films and features, and their experiences in making LGBT films.

 

24/11 (Tue) 8pm*
*Directors will attend the after-screening discussion at cinema and via ZOOM (conducted in Cantonese) 

 

From Here to There
Director: Norris Yee-Lam Wong
Hong Kong | 2012 | 29’ | In Cantonese with English subtitles | HD | Colour 
 
Norris Yee-Lam Wong, who recently debuted with her feature ‘My Prince Edward’, made ‘From Here to There’ as her graduation short film. The story follows two men who meet ten years later in a wedding banquet, after their intense love affair in college.

 

Ward 11
Director Jessey Tsui-Shan Tsang
Hong Kong, Singapore | 2019 |17’ | In Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
Multi-award winner, including Best New Director of the 31st HKFA, Jessey Tsui-Shan Tsang’s poetic 'Ward 11' focuses on a pair of lovers as they whisper, laugh and dance together in perfect harmony.

  

Forever 17
Director: Kit Hung
Hong Kong | 2019 | 36’ | In Cantonese with English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
Berlin Teddy-Award nominee Kit Hung’s ‘Forever 17’ depicts a gay couple’s 40 years relationship as they go through many trials and tribulations during their time together. 

 

 

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.

 

Internet booking: www.urbtix.hk
Credit card telephone booking: 2111 5999
Mobile ticketing app: My URBTIX (Android & iPhone versions)
Ticketing enquiries: 3761 6661 (10:00-20:00 Daily)
Programme enquiries: 2582 0248 
 
Co-presented by: Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

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