Over the course of one month, The Hong Kong Asian Film Festival (HKAFF) will screen the best of contemporary Asian cinema in venues throughout Hong Kong.
This photography exhibition zooms in on the activists’ grand and banal moments, recalling the intensity, excitement and exhaustion of their involvement in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movements.
In this talk, curator and researcher Petra Poelzl explores her field research on the overlooked performance art scene in Chengdu during the 1990s.
Hosted by the Alliance Française Hong Kong, the award-winning drama film A Woman’s Life (Une Vie, 2016) will be screened free of admission.
The exhibit of Hong Kong-based South African artist Ross Turpin features a mixed media installation alongside a series of paintings on canvas and paper.
This guided cultural walk through Sheung Wan zooms in into people’s livelihood before and after the Plague, and navigates through Chinese and Western architecture.
Lumieres Hong Kong is a new, free three-night event that will light up the city with artful installations, live performances , workshops, and more.
The first edition of the City Contemporary Dance Festival 2017 will see a versatile range of quality dance productions from Hong Kong, China, Japan and Korea and other East Asian countries.
The Hong Kong Dance Company will stage Lady White of West Lake, a modern reinterpretation of a Chinese folklore legend about the spirit of a white snake that transforms into human form to experience the human world. An allegory of life and love.
The brainchild of cross-media theatre group Zuni Icosahedron, Freespace Tech Lab explores the forefront of stage technology in collaboration with West Kowloon Cultural District.
With over fifty galleries participating this year, this event celebrates Hong Kong’s vibrant contemporary art scene under the playful theme “Artropolis”.
This weekend-long programme, presented by the Hong Kong Film Archive, will screen three movies from the mid 1950s and early 60s starring renowned Cantonese opera actress Yam Kim-fai.
The fifth edition of the International Poetry Nights Hong Kong, one of the most influential international poetry events in Asia, will bring a panel of more than 20 poets and lyricists from various countries to Hong Kong.
Co-presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society and the Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, this film programme will screen seven films from Germany and across Asia and Germany that all interrogate history.
This free photography exhibition, featuring nostalgic black-and-white street snapshots, offers a candid glimpse of Hong Kong Island in the 1970s.
Featuring the works of artists Yoshitaka Amano, Yuichi Sugai and Takeru Amano, this exhibit charts the development of anime as a Japanese pop art movement with contemporary pieces.
Fifteen historic buildings associated with law and order will open their doors to the public, offering unique glimpses into the history of Hong Kong law enforcement.
This conceptual art exhibit involves a thousand-metre sea of blue tape stretched across the entrance of the gallery, which both invites and challenges the visitor to step in, actively marking their entrance as opposed to passive frequentation.
Hong Kong artist Gary Mok’s new show draws on personal journeys and the duality of belonging in two cities.
This cherry-picked programme screens three quality movies that were released this year—Gook, The Glass Castle and Redoubtable—over the course of six days.
Including both classic and contemporary pieces, the exhibition is a tribute to “mulberry silk”, the fibre that made China famous since historical times.
British artist Chris Evans’ works are juxtaposed with those of Hong Kong artist’s Pak Sheung Cheun in an exhibit meditating on power, its abuses and impact.
This exhibition showcases the works of award winning new media artist Hui Wai-Keung, who focuses on software, game and generative art.
In this exhibit, the Shanghai-based artist uses techniques such as collage and installation to evoke a post-apocalyptic world rife with violence and destruction.
This two-week long event, organised as a part of the Hong Kong Graphic Art Fiesta programme, will put on workshops, a fair and exhibitions centred around local and international zines and printmaking.
Presented by award-winning travel company Jacada Travel, this photography exhibition showcases the beauty of Northern Europe.
This year, Hong Kong’s longest standing film festival will put on 51 quality films, movie premieres, two retrospectives, special guests, and a photography exhibition.
Inspired by the timelessly beautiful lake in Hangzhou that has moved artists and poets for centuries, Wang Gongyi’s paintings evoke her own spin on the historic scenography.
Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFF), this special movie programme honours the life and career of Japan’s best-loved actress, the late Hara Setsuko, by screening seven of her movies.
Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFF), this mini movie programme screens two films of the late acclaimed French director Jacques Rivette, ‘Up, Down, Fragile’ and ‘Who Knows?’.
To commemorate legendary Hong Kong martial arts and opera film star Yu So-chow, who passed away earlier this year, the Hong Kong Film Archive screens nine of her movies in a special programme.
Carsten Höller, who has begun his professional life as a scientist in agricultural entomology, creates visually striking, often large-scale installations.
Christian Marlay’s first exhibit in Hong Kong will showcase a new series of expressive prints that show fragments of Manga characters screaming.
Organised by the Hong Kong Film Critics Society, this festival will screen six vastly different films with the overlapping theme of occultism.
Hosted by the Sun Museum, this series of free lectures will offer a closer look at various topics in Chinese Culture, such as incense, tea, flowers and cosmetics.
The Sky Show “KAGAYA’s Aurora” offers a look at different auroras captured by time-lapse photography and allows audiences to connect to nature in a unique way.
Liang Yi explores the themes of loss, absence, and return in the process of building a collection of antique Chinese furniture as inspired by three movements from Beethoven’s Les Adieux and the history of the museum.
The OMNIMAX Show “Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean” captures the beauty and diversity of the ocean, including extraordinary shots of over 30 underwater species and their curious quirks.
In honour of the Chinese Ghost Festival, the Hong Kong Film Archive presents a special programme of classic movies featuring alluring female ghosts.
200 archaeological finds from old ships of the Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644) will be on display. together with ceramics of the same period unearthed in Hong Kong, showcasing the flourishing trade of the Maritime Silk Road.
This exhibit offers a curious window into the religious iconography of the Church of the East, showcasing ancient Nestorian crosses ( 12th-13th centuries) found in north-west China.