Asian Film Awards Academy: Tony LEUNG Masterclass at the Tokyo International Film FestivalThe Film Festival will also screen the timeless masterpiece 2046, directed by WONG Kar-Wai, providing Japanese film enthusiasts with an opportunity to relish Leung's exceptional acting skills once again.
The highly anticipated Masterclass Series, organised by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) and financially supported by CreateHK and the Film Development Fund, has made a triumphant comeback. After a five-year hiatus, AFAA is once again collaborating with the Tokyo International Film Festival to co-organise the Masterclass. This year’s edition will feature the iconic Hong Kong actor Tony LEUNG Chiu Wai, who has recently received the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival and the esteemed Outstanding Contribution to Asian Film Award at the 16th Asian Film Awards. Leung will graciously share insights from his illustrious acting career during this exclusive event.
The highly anticipated master class is scheduled to take place on 26th October 2023, at the HULIC HALL Tokyo. Coinciding with the event, the Film Festival will also screen the timeless masterpiece 2046, directed by WONG Kar-Wai, providing Japanese film enthusiasts with an opportunity to relish Leung’s exceptional acting skills once again.
With a remarkable career spanning over four decades, Tony LEUNG has created an indelible mark on the history of Hong Kong cinema. His meticulous understanding of scripts and characters has led to the creation of countless iconic roles, making him an indispensable figure in the industry. LEUNG’s influence extends far beyond Asia, garnering him immense love from global audience. His exceptional acting abilities have brought the unique charm of Asian cinema to audiences worldwide. Continuously pushing boundaries, LEUNG has fearlessly embraced diverse genres and themes, showcasing his versatility as an artist.
For more information and to delve deeper into the captivating Masterclass featuring Tony LEUNG, please visit the official Tokyo International Film Festival website.