Louis Koo named Ambassador of the 42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival

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The organizers of the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) have announced that Mr. Louis Koo Tin-lok will be the festival Ambassador for this year’s edition.

For the fifth consecutive year the renowned actor Louis Koo Tin-lok will the HKIFF Ambassador. He will help to promote the festival and film culture through “cool” film stories in the festival’s promotional video. Koo who starred in nearly a hundred films knows very well that a good story is the cornerstone of a successful movie, and can inspire its audience to bring in their own stories as part of the film experience.

We remind readers that the 42nd HKIFF will take place from March 19th – April 5th, 2018.



About Louis Koo Tin-lok:
Louis Koo Tin-lok, born in 1970, is a Hong Kong world-renowned actor. He began his professional career in local television series, winning TVB’s Best Actor Award in 1999 with Detective Investigation Files IV and in 2001 with A Step Into the Past. In recent years he focus primarily on his film career, becoming one of the stalwarts of the Hong Kong film Industry. He has work with Johnnie To in various films, Election (2005), Triad Election (2006) & Drug War (2012) to name a few. Other known films are Protégé by Derek Yee and Little Big Master (2015) by Adrian Kwan. He is also a UNICEF ambassador since 2007.

Important dates!!
Programme Announcement Date
February 28th, 2018

Tickets Available from
March 2nd, 2018

42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival
March 19th – April 5th, 2018

About the HKIFF:
The HKIFF is one of the Asia’s oldest and most reputable platforms for filmmakers, film professionals and filmgoers from all over the world to launch new work and experience outstanding films. Committed to discovering new talent, the festival premieres the breadth of Chinese cinema and showcases Asian talent. As a life-style event, festival-goers watch world-class films, experience talks with leading filmmakers, visit film exhibitions and attend parties celebrating the Festival community, and much more.

For more information please visit the Official Website and the Official Facebook Page

To see other articles about the HKIFF please go HERE.

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