Director Jack NG, Actress Renci YEUNG will Join the Kick Off Ceremony of Exhibition & Film Gala Presentation in Thailand

Director Anastasia Tsang (A Light Never Goes Out) and Ho Cheuk Tin (Over My Dead Body) will also go to Thailand to meet the audience in Thailand!
04 October 2023

Presented and Funded by Create Hong Kong, Hong Kong Film Development Fund, Co-presented by Asian Film Awards Academy in collaboration with House Cinema, and supported by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Bangkok. Next Generation: Emerging Directors Exhibition & Hong Kong Film Gala Presentation, which introduces the rich and vibrant creativity of contemporary Hong Kong films made by exciting new local talents.

Next Generation: Emerging Directors Exhibition & Hong Kong Film Gala Presentation, as one of the highlighted event of Hong Kong Week 2023@Bangkok, which showcases the best of Hong Kong arts and culture, opens at House Cinema (Samyan Mitrtown) from 22 October to 11 November 2023 with the exhibition and screening programme.

 

The Next Generation: Emerging Directors Exhibition will be free admission from 22 October to 11 November 2023 (Closed on 30 October). It will open from 10:30 to 22:30 every day. Screening tickets to Hong Kong Film Gala Presentation will be opened for advanced ticket sales from 8 October onwards and each ticket is priced at THB160. All films will be showing with Thai and English subtitles. Check out for more updates on House Samyan website, Facebook Page and House Cinema mobile application. (www.housesamyan.com)

Both Director Jack NG, actress Renci YEUNG will be attending the Thailand event in person to kick off the film programme. Director Jack Ng says, “I hope that the Hong Kong Film Gala Presentation will show Thai audiences a new generation of Hong Kong cinema. I also look forward to attending the event to share stories behind the making of A Guilty Conscience and the state of film production in Hong Kong with Thai filmmakers and audiences.”

The Presentation also includes A Light Never Goes Out, the two Hong Kong Film Awards nominations and the director Anastasia Tsang will attend the opening event and also the Q&A session. It is also the Hong Kong entry for the Best International Film Award in the Oscars 2024. Mad Fate by Soi Cheang, the film made its world premiere at Berlin International Film Festival 2023. Hong Kong Family directed by Eric Tsang, got its world premiere at Busan International Film Festival last year. Elegies a sublime documentary by Ann Hui, one of the most acclaimed directors of Hong Kong. Nomad, a 4K restoration classic by Patrick Tam, starring the late Leslie Cheung. And the closing film is Over My Dead Body, a new black comedy that won the award from Osaka Film Festival and the director Ho Cheuk Tin will exclusively attend the Q&A session.

Meanwhile, Hong Kong Film Gala Presentation will continue its journey to Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Dubai. Log on to AFAA official website for more updates. 

 

Exhibition:Date: 22 October to 11 November 2023 (Closed on 30 October)
Opening Hours: 10:30 to 22:30
Location: HOUSE, 5/F, Samyan Mitrtown, Bangkok
Tickets: Free Admission
Information: In English and Thai

 

Presentation:

22 Oct (Sun) 16:30 A Guilty Conscience (Post-Screening Q&A)
22 Oct (Sun) 19:40 A Light Never Goes Out (Post-Screening Q&A)
23 Oct (Mon) 16:30 A Guilty Conscience (Post-Screening Q&A)
23 Oct (Mon) 19:40 Mad Fate
24 Oct (Tue) 19:20 Hong Kong Family
25 Oct (Wed) 19:20 Elegies
26 Oct (Thu) 19:20 Nomad (4K Restored Director’s Cut)
27 Oct (Fri) 19:20 Over My Dead Body (Post-Screening Q&A)

 

Ticketing Information:Date: 22 to 27 October (Advanced ticket sales from 8 October onwards)
Location: HOUSE, 5/F, Samyan Mitrtown, Bangkok
Tickets: THB160
Subtitle: In Cantonese with English and Thai subtitles

 

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