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.
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