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TIME

Youth is certainly wasted on the young in Ricky Ko’s TIME, a thrilling tale that follows an aging, once-famous hitman, Chau, who is abruptly fired from his job as a noodle chef where he failed to keep up with the fast-paced, new environment. Retreating back into his cut-throat, old ways due to his unemployment, Chau …

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reFASHIONED

In post-industrial Hong Kong, the landfills are close to capacity, neighboring mainland China has closed the door on importing recycling from other countries and consumer purchasing fervor shows no signs of slowing down in the region. reFASHIONED follows the stories of three entrepreneurial innovators taking steps to motivate the fashion industry to evolve in the …

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LAN YU (4K RESTORATION)

It’s 1988 in Beijing, and domineering businessman Chen Handong (Hu Jun) lives a life of expensive taste thanks to his company’s success. But when he meets a young architecture student from the countryside, Lan Yu (Liu Ye), the two men become first sexually, then romantically involved. Based off Bei Tong’s novel Beijing Comrades, widely hailed …

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LIMBO

LIMBO

From director Soi Cheang, comes the biggest Hong Kong Chinese action crime thriller of the year. A serial killer is on the loose. Under public pressure to solve the case, the police reinstate veteran detective Cham (Gordon Lam Ka Tung) on active duty and assign him to the case with rookie cop Will (Mason Lee). …

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DRIFTING

Fai (Francis Ng), a homeless man recently released from prison, finds his old friends on the streets in Sham Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s poorest districts. One night, the group is rudely awakened by an unannounced street sweep. Seeing their possessions stolen by police officers and trashed, Fai and his friends decide to stand …

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HAND ROLLED CIGARETTE

Wong Kar Wai’s CHUNGKING EXPRESS introduced audiences to the neon-slick world of Chungking Mansions, portrayed as a hotbed of drug trafficking largely facilitated by South Asian immigrants. Wong’s stereotypical portrayal of Hong Kong’s immigrant community is revisited and updated in Chan Kin Long’s HAND ROLLED CIGARETTE, a stylish crime neo-noir that throws it back to …

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ANITA

HIFF is proud to present the US Premiere of the long awaited ANITA, a biopic spanning the life and legacy of legendary singer and actress Anita Mui. A household name in Hong Kong, queen of Canto pop, Anita Mui was the very definition of a cultural icon during Hong Kong’s golden age in the eighties …

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