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AF Library , Wan Chai

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Hosted by the Alliance Française Hong Kong, the classic French crime film Elevator to the Gallows (1958) will be screened free of admission.

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The longest standing lesbian and gay film festival in Asia is back with a versatile programme of quality LGTB feature- and short films from all over the world.   

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Recently released and classic Italian movies will grace The Grand Cinema’s  screen in a four-day festival  presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.

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Chinese folk dance meets contemporary  in this experimental, enthusiastic movement forum created by local talent.  
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre, Wanchai

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Squeezing 37 plays into 97 minutes, this award-winning show from London offers a fun and fast-paced primer on the Bard’s legacy.
4/F Salon and Library, Duddell's, Central

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Sophisticated and intricate works by a roster of talented contemporary Chinese artists are brought together to explore time, beauty and the mundane.

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Celebrating the mentor-mentee relationship between Marcel Duchamp and Gianfranco Baruchello, this exhibit showcases Duchamp’s irreplaceable influence on the works of the now iconic Italian artist.
Taikoo Place, Hong Kong Island

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This is a chance to get up close and personal with renowned chefs, try homegrown dishes and buy seasonal produce from local farmers.
Chi Lin Nunnery, Diamond Hill

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Gao Feng and his disciples’ elegant works draw from both ancient wisdoms as modern influences and techniques.
Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema , Eastern District

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The Hong Kong Film Archive honours famous Hong Kong actress Betty Loh Ti on what would have been her 80th birthday by screening 21 of her movies.

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Paris-based jewellery brand Van Cleef & Arpels returns to Hong Kong with L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts, a special programme for those who are curious about the art of jewellery making.  

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The 4th edition of the Hong Kong Sundance Film Festival will screen an array of independent feature films American filmmakers and short films by local talent.
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre (Theatre) , Shau Kei Wan

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Human Locomotion tells the story of  the photographic works and personal life of pioneering British photographer/inventor Eadweard Muybridge through contemporary dance, physical theatre and visual art.

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Local and international musicians take the stage at the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival (HKIJF) 2017 in an event featuring varied shows.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central

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Inspired by the swashbuckling story of Hong Kong’s own pirate legend, Cheung Po Tsai, this exhibit is a rare survey of the colliding worlds of maritime crime and trade.  
Chi Art Space, Clear Water Bay

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Employing new art-making techniques and technologies, Hong Kong artists draw inspiration from nature to provide a multi-sensory exhibition experience.

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This retrospective on Ken Loach, Britain’s most political filmmaker, will screen eight of his best feature films and a documentary on his life.

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Six Egyptian mummies between 3,000 and 1,800 years old and hundreds of Egyptian historical pieces are on display at this special exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum.
Alisan Fine Arts, Central

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This is a joint exhibition of two young ink artists, Tai Xiangzhou and Zhang Yirong, featuring ethereal landscapes and meticulous flower paintings.

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The Chinese Film Panorama will screen 16 of the best recently released Chinese films in cinemas across Hong Kong.

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Exhibiting the works of calligraphy master Wang Dongling, this exhibit plays with the lively and long enduring relationship between words and colours in art and poetry.
La Galerie Paris 1839, Central

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France-based Chinese photographer Zeng Nian snaps historic events, in this exhibit zooming in on the construction of the Three Gorges Dam.
Gallery Perrotin, Central

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Danish Artist Jesper Just’s film shows musician Kim Gordon, former bassist in Sonic Youth, in a landscape delineated by a long fence on the United States-Mexico border.

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Over the course of two months, Amnesty International Hong Kong will screen documentary films covering a wide range of human rights issues.
Sin Sin Fine Art, Tai Ping Shan

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In his first solo exhibit, emerging artist Zulkarnaini presents his novel aesthetics – simple lines that seem to enlarge space.

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‘Rotation’ is a solo exhibition by multimedia artist Wang Gongxin, presenting Wang’s artworks from the period immediately preceding his first uses of video and projection in 1996.
Edouard Malingue Gallery, Central

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Part of a collaboration between leading Jakarta gallery ROH Projects, this exhibit aims to offer dialogue between artists and audiences in Indonesia and Hong Kong.
Blindspot Gallery, Wong Chuk Hang

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Borrowing motifs from Victorian novel Alice in Wonderland, this group exhibit reframes the story of Postcolonial Hong Kong in a fantastical light.

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Celebrating the written word with a series of talks by leading writers including Jung Chan and Amy Tan, Hong Kong’s literary festival covers a broad scope of genres and topics.
Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Public Records Building, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

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This free photography exhibition, featuring nostalgic black-and-white street snapshots, offers a candid glimpse of Hong Kong Island in the 1970s.
Art Statements, Wong Chuk Hang

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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.

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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.

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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.  
Hong Kong Fringe Club, Central

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Serving gourmet delicacies at the Fringe Vault, a selection of handmade tableware is presented in seasonal themes by contemporary Japanese ceramists.
Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema, Eastern District

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In honour of the Chinese Ghost Festival, the Hong Kong Film Archive presents a special programme of classic movies featuring alluring female ghosts.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Sai Wan

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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.
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