Hong Kong National Film Festival is one of the prestigious film festivals held in the world, annually taking place in Hong Kong at: UA Cine Moko, Hall 3, L4, Moko, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok, Kowloon
Hong Kong National Film Festival will be held from March 30-31, 2019.
The Hong Kong National Film Festival will also be included and held at Hong Kong from October 26 to 28, 2018.
- Room 415, 4/F, The Jockey Club Tower,Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong,Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
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"Anthony claimed that he accidentally killed his son, John. A few years before John’s death, Anthony was discharged from prison, and brought home his illegitimate child Karl. John became rebellious and harmed Karl. Frank the officer found Anthony’s confession doubtful, and believed the murderer was someone else..."
Day of Reckoning
Eighty year old Hans blows out his birthday candles with particular force this year; he is ready to die. But first he must contend with a spectre from his past, who holds the key to his final peace.
At night in an empty skating rink, a young artistic skater launches on the ice, and begins a training. After a bad fall, she finds herself in blood, alone in the middle of the track. Unable to get up, she calls for help, when the ground starts to tremble ...
On the track of Robert van Gulik
Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) is one of the world’s most popular Dutch writers, but relatively unrecognized in his own country. A diplomat, Chinese specialist and scholar, he became famous with his detective series about Judge Tie, which in many ways, are projections of his own life: a permanent duality between his real life and the hero in his books.
Screaming At Stars
On one of their first dates, Lilly and Craig gaze up at the night sky. Craig affectionately tells Lilly about star light, how the mere act of looking into the cosmos is a kind of transcendence. Craig a brilliant young scientist will soon be embarking on a another kind of transcendence. He has discovered how to travel to parallel dimensions. The achievement proves to be quite lucrative and the young couple find themselves basking in newfound affluence. Good looking, romantic, funny, and now wealthy; Craig is the man of Lilly’s dreams. But as Craig spends more time working on his interdimensional traveling device, his habits, demeanour, and even his memories begin to change. Lilly begins to question if the person sleeping next to her at night is the same Craig she fell in love with. Is it the same Craig at all? As Lilly desperately tries to understand what reality her boyfriend is now in, she becomes lonely and isolated, loosing sense of her own. Lilly’s tormenting thoughts and Craig’s apathy toward her fears, force Lilly to question everything she knows about her boyfriend, herself, love and existence. Lilly decides the only path to solace is a path of death.
Instrument of Change: Street Piano
"Acoustic pianos that were once at the heart of our community lives are being dumped. Thousands go to landfill every year. In this film we see how some get rescued and are put on the street for anyone to play. Street pianos become a magnet for a rich diversity of players and bring human connection into urban spaces. Music transforms peoples lives and street pianos transform cities."
Maorong is a thirty-seven year old man who owns a small traveling agency in Taoyuan. He is worried about his poor health. One evening, while playing pool, he runs into an old friend, Lide. Maorong notices Lide's hair turned all white, while his face had considerably aged. One year before, Lide experienced the dreadful pain of becoming a widower and never fully recovered. He asks Maorong to fetch some documents at his house. Maorong accepts the request; he is about to enter the uninhabited, dark and quiet apartment where Lide's wife passed away.
War of the Youth
Knowing Hei’s hidden love towards Ling, the campus belle, Wisdom, the class perfect taunts Hei on purpose. Ching, Hei’s friend since childhood, cannot stand his taunt. She assists Hei to form a nominated cabinet of the Student Union (SU) committee and starts a battle between Hei and Wisdom, fighting over the position of SU president, as well as the right to pursue Ling. However, Wisdom’s mother is the president of parent-teacher association (PTA) in school. In order to flatter her, the vice principal Xu take advantage of his duties to obstruct Hei and his peers. Wisdom’s cabinet is far ahead, can Hei turn the tables?
A contract killer is sent from London to Hong Kong on an assignment with an up-and-coming young gun for hire, but the Contractor's past life starts to derail their assignment and both men have to gamble on their survival.
"A young, Eastern European immigrant working illegally as a golf ball diver at a New York country club, plans to leave it all behind to pursue his dreams of opening up a diving school. The film is an existential tragi-comedy about the end of an American adventure; set in New York City, mostly in Serbian with subtitles."
I Am The White Tiger
Stuntman, action director, and martial arts legend Mark Houghton tells his story of breaking into the Hong Kong film industry, his struggle with injuries and depression, and the promise he made his teacher, the legendary filmmaker Lau Kar Leung.
The Garden Apartment
Hikari is a newly expectant mother cohabiting with her boyfriend Taro. However, their relationship seems to be on the rocks. The couple has had trouble finding steady employment since graduating from college, and mounting financial problems further strain their relationship. Taro has a secret: he’s been relying on his eccentric aunt Kyoko, who has been acting strangely since losing her husband at a young age. Hikari’s first encounter with Kyoko does not go well, but Hikari visits Kyoko’s home unbeknownst to Taro and is introduced to a world where young women take part in bacchanals. This could spell doom for her relationship with Taro...