Film Festivals & Special Screenings
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.
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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, goethe.de/hongkong. Free.