12 October 2018 (Friday) HONG KONG: The Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) will present the “Face-to-Face” masterclass with veteran Hong Kong director and producer Fruit CHAN-Kuo at the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF31). Financially supported by Create Hong Kong and Hong Kong Film Development Fund.
Director CHAN is bringing his newest work, Three Husbands, to the Festival’s main competition. The film is the last installment of his “prostitute Trilogy" following Hollywood Hong Kong (2001) and Durian Durian (2000) and will compete with other 15 titles including Gyorgy PALFI’s His Master’s Voice, Veit HELMER’s The Bra and LIU Hao’s The Poet.
Three Husbands will world premiere in TIFF31 on 26 October, and the “Face-to-Face masterclass will follow its second screening on 28 October at Toho Cinema Toho Cinemas Roppongi, moderated by ISHIZAKA Kenji, Asian Future Programing Director, Tokyo International Film Festival.
CHAN will talk about his works and career, upcoming projects, casting of new talents and other aspects of filmmaking that have distinguished his work as one of Hong Kong’s internationally recognized directors. For details, please visit TIFF31 official website: https://2018.tiff-jp.net/en/