Film Fes­ti­vals & Special Screen­ings

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Broad­way Cine­math­eque 20th An­niver­sary Kick-Off

For their 20th birth­day, Broad­way Cine­math­eque, Hong Kong’s only ded­i­cated art­house cin­ema, has joined forces with Zuni Icosa­he­dron to host a unique dou­ble-bill out­door screen­ing of two silent cin­ema clas­sics set to live mu­sic. It be­gins with Ge­orge Méliès’ strik­ing 1902 sci­ence fic­tion film “

fol­lowed by Char­lie Chap­lin’s en­tirely iconic “(1921). The screen­ings are ac­com­pa­nied by live mu­sic per­for­mances from MC/po­et­com­poser Re­bearth, plus dou­ble bassist Wilmer Chan and er­huist Ru­bert Woo. Jul 23, 7:30pm. Yau Ma Tei Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Rest Gar­den, Tin Hau Tem­ple, Yau Ma Tei. Free, first come first served.

to the Moon,” The Kid” A Trip

Trick Fac­tory— Ger­man An­i­ma­tion Film Fes­ti­val

Be­fore Walt Dis­ney, there was Lotte Reiniger. The Ger­man an­i­ma­tor’s style sil­hou­et­ted her char­ac­ters against dream-like back­grounds and swelling, sym­phonic scores. For over 60 years she paved the way for an­i­ma­tors across the world. Get in­ti­mate with Ger­man an­i­ma­tion with the Goethe-In­sti­tut: They’ve cre­ated 14 pro­grams fo­cus­ing on ev­ery­thing from con­tem­po­rary an­i­mated films to Ger­man fairy tales, an­i­mated films in the Nazi pe­riod and plenty of Lotte Reiniger. Through Nov 11. Comix Home Base, 7 Mal­lory St., Wan Chai, Free.

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