Film Fes­ti­val

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The Pos­ter­ist

Pre­sented by Movie Movie’s Life is Art Film Fes­ti­val, “by Hui See-wai is a doc­u­men­tary and trib­ute to the artist Yuen Tai-yung, who, over the course of his 75 years and the golden era of Hong Kong block­busters, hand­painted more than 200 movie posters. The film weaves the di­rec­tor’s per­sonal his­tory into that of the artist—Yuen painted 17 posters for movies di­rected and star­ring his father, Michael Hui, and his un­cles, the leg­endary Hui Broth­ers. Sep 7, 9:45pm; Sep 17, 6pm. Broad­way Cine­math­eque, Pros­per­ous Gar­den, 3 Pub­lic Square St., Yau Ma Tei; Palace IFC , IFC Mall, 8 Fi­nance St., Cen­tral, $85 from www.cin­ema.com.hk.

Sun­dance Film Fes­ti­val: Hong Kong

The Sun­dance film fest is back in Hong Kong with a se­lec­tion of hits from this year’s fes­ti­val as well as in­die pro­duc­tions from Hong Kong. Open­ing film

“stars Daniel Rad­cliffe as a flat­u­lent, life-sav­ing corpse. Other high­lights in­clude “about a fam­ily forced to rein­te­grate into so­ci­ety af­ter years liv­ing in iso­la­tion, and Hong Kong doc­u­men­tary “

by emerg­ing film­maker Ni­cole Fan, which dis­cusses Hong Kong’s per­va­sive cul­ture of sex­ism. Film­mak­ers will also take part in post-screen­ing

Q&A ses­sions; check the web­site for more de­tails. Sep 22-Oct 2. The Metro­plex, G/F, E-Max, KITEC, 1 Trade­mart Drive, Kowloon Bay, hk.sun­dance.org.

Swiss Army Man” Cap­tain Fan­tas­tic,” Ob­jects” She

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