Co-organised by BEATS - British East Asians in Theatre & on Screen – the East/South-East Asian Filmmakers’ Event discussed roles and the importance of Asian communities within the world of filmmaking.
Category: Hong Kong
If We Burn
The fiery resolve of the Hong Kong people blazes furiously in James Leong and Lyn Lee’s brutal documentary.
9 Films to Watch at the Hong Kong Film Festival 2023
In this year’s Hong Kong film Festival, home is where the heart – and the camera crew – is.
Princess Iron Fan
The pilgrims continue their journey in the Shaw Brothers’ low-key, charming continuation.
Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back
The demons strike back, but not very hard in Tsui Hark’s comedic sequel
Warriors of the Future
The future is filled with city-destroying plants and battling spider tanks in Ng Yuen Fai’s Hollywood-style action sci-fi.
The Sparring Partner
Ho Cheuk-tin’s debut is a tight, well-written and stylishly-directed legal thriller with two wonderfully unlikeable leads.
Terry Ng’s sickly sweet education-themed romantic melodrama might quote high literature, but certainly hasn’t learnt from it.
Time and Tide
Tsui Hark’s semi-classic hasn’t aged as well as it would have liked, but it’s got its charms.
Comrades: Almost a Love Story
Tragedy, coincidence and loneliness clash in Peter Chan’s romantic comedy-drama.
Longman Leung puts on his rosiest lens and delivers a superficial but sweet retelling of Anita Mui’s life.
Focus Hong Kong: Making Waves
For three days only, Focus Hong Kong returns to London with its touring programme Making Waves – Navigators of Hong Kong Cinema.