Film Fes­ti­vals & Spe­cial Screen­ings

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Time is Love

“is an in­ter­na­tional video art screen­ing that has been rov­ing around the world. Now in its ninth edi­tion, it’s mak­ing its de­but in Hong Kong. The screen­ing com­prises 20 videos by artists from across the world, from Ja­pan to the US to Afghanistan and through­out Europe. Each video de­picts wildly var­ied ver­sions of love and the com­plex­i­ties of hu­man re­la­tion­ships.

Jun 19, 5pm. Mur No­made, 1606, 16/F, Hing Wai Cen­tre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd., Aberdeen, timeisloveshow.org. Free. Reg­is­ter at pro­grammes@murnomade.com UNHCR Char­ity Refugee Film Fes­ti­val

Film-go­ers are in­vited to get an in­ti­mate glimpse at the multi-faceted ex­pe­ri­ences of refugees around the world, at this fes­ti­val run by the UN’s Refugee Agency. “fol­lows a young boy’s ex­pe­ri­ences in an is­land off the coast of south­ern Italy, through which thou­sands of African and Mid­dle-eastern mi­grants pass through to make a new life in Europe; “

chron­i­cles the fears and ob­sta­cles that a for­mer refugee in Iran needs to over­come to be the best fe­male boxer in Afghanistan; and “

turns the cam­era on young me­dia ac­tivists in Aleppo. Through Jun 19. Palace IFC, Podium, L1, IFC Mall, 8 Fi­nance St., Cen­tral; Broad­way Cine­math­eque, Pros­per­ous Gar­den, 3 Pub­lic Square St., Yau Ma Tei;

Pa­cific Place AMC, Pa­cific Place, 88 Queensway Rd., Ad­mi­ralty, unhcr.org.hk. $85-98.

Time is Love” for Free­dom” Syr­ian Lenses” Fire At Sea” Box­ing Young

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