The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) is one of Asia’s oldest and most reputable platforms for filmmakers, film professionals and filmgoers from all over the world to launch new work and experience outstanding films.
Screening over 200 titles from more than 60 countries and regions in over 10 major cultural venues across the territory, the Festival is Hong Kong’s largest cultural event. Committed to discovering new talent, the Festival premieres the breadth of Chinese cinema and showcases Asian talent. Festival-goers have the opportunity to enjoy world-class films, attend seminars hosted by leading filmmakers from around the world, visit film exhibitions, participate in receptions and parties, and more.
Attended filmmakers include Angela SCHANELEC, Agnieszka HOLLAND, Asghar FARHADI, Bela TARR, Catherine DENEUVE, Christopher LAMBERT, Denis COTE, Florian Henckel VON DONNERSMARCK, HOU Haiso-Hsien, Ildiko ENYEDI, Isabelle HUPPERT, Jackie CHAN, Jacques AUDIARD, JIANG Wen, Johnnie TO, Keanu REEVES, KIM Dong-ho, KUDO Kankuro, KUROSAWA Kiyoshi, LEE Chang-dong, LEE Kwang-soo, Lino BROCKA, Michel CIMENT, Mohsen MAKHMALBAF, MOMOI Kaori, Oliver STONE, PARK Chan-wook, Peter GREENAWAY, SION Sono, Sophie MARCEAU, Tony LEUNG Chiu-wai, TSAI Ming-Liang, TSUKAMOTO Shinya, TSUTSUMI Yukihiko, Vitaly MANSKY, Werner HERZOG, WONG Kar Wai, YAMADA Yoji, YUKISADA Isao, and more.
The Festival draws extensive media coverage from over 300 local and international members of the press and continues to grow in importance as one of the premier platforms to launch films in Asia.
The 44th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF44) will be held from 24 March to 6 April 2020. Submit your film now!