Hong Kong films at the Far East Film Festival in Udine - 24 June-2 July 2021
The Far East Film Festival (FEFF) in Udine is one of the largest film festivals in Europe showcasing the latest productions from Asia. HKETO, Brussels has been supporting Hong Kong film events at the FEFF for more than a decade. Following the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Udine, the FEFF this year is organised in a hybrid format with films being shown in theatres and through online screenings.
A total of 14 Hong Kong films will be screened this year.
Eight Hong Kong films are presented under the Hong Kong New Talents Programme –
Jun Li's Drafting
Chan Kin-long's Hand Rolled Cigarette
Erica Li's Just 1 Day
Man Lim-chung's Keep Rolling
Chiu Sin-hang's One Second Champion
Sunny Lau's Sugar Street Studio
Ricky Ko's Time
Jimmy Wan's Zero to Hero
See the one-minute trailer !
The other six Hong Kong films screened at this year's FEFF are –
Herman Yau's Shock Wave 2
Adam Wong's The Way We Keep Dancing
Fruit Chan's Coffin Homes
Cheang Pou-soi's Limbo
Emily Chan's Madalena
Andrew Lau's and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs (restored classic)
Shock Wave 2 is the opening film of the online edition of this year's FEFF, whereas the restored version of Infernal Affairs is the closing film for both theatre screenings and online screenings.
Sugar Street Studio, Zero to Hero, Coffin Homes and Madalena all have their world premiere at the FEFF.
The Way We Keep Dancing and Just 1 Day are two of the successful projects funded by the Film Production Grant Scheme under the Film Development Fund, which was launched by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in November 2015 to support small-budget film productions.
See the dates and times in the attached document, and find out more on the website of the festival.