Three internationally-celebrated filmmakers will illuminate the festival with their insight and expertise in three masterclasses you cannot miss.
Two-time Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi will meet HKIFF audiences for the first time after the screening of his latest drama – the compelling Cannes Film Festival opener Everybody Knows. Korean master Lee Chang-dong will share his creative insights following the screenings of the newly-restored classic Peppermint Candy and his award-winning Burning. Revered actor-director Jiang Wen will have an in-depth conversation after the screening of Hidden Man.
Lee Chang-dong Master Class
Date: 19/3 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:30pm (Screening of Peppermint Candy); 9:40pm (Post-screening Talk)
Venue: HKCEC Theatre 1
Conducted in Korean and Cantonese. Admission by ticket only.
Asghar Farhadi Master Class
Date: 28/3 (Thursday)
Time: 7:30pm (Screening of Everybody Knows); 9:40pm (Post-screening Talk)
Venue: HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Conducted in English. Admission by ticket only.
Jiang Wen Master Class
Date: 29/3 (FRI)
Time: 7:30pm (Screening of Hidden Man); 9:45pm (Post-screening Talk)
Moderator: Peggy Chiao Venue: HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Conducted in Putonghua. Admission by ticket only.
We remind readers that the 43rd Hong Kong International Film Festival will be held from March 18th to April 1st, 2019. Festival tickets for the public can be booked online (at http://www.hkiff.org.hk) and all URBTIX and HK Ticketing outlets from 28 February 2019.