The festival this year is delighted to welcome a fantastic selection of guests to London, including Cheung King-wai, Kit Hung and Hong Kong Fresh Wave directors.
CVF welcomes celebrated director Cheung King-wai from Hong Kong. Known for his documentaries The Taste of Youth and KJ: Music and Life and screenwriting credits including Ann Hui’s Night and Fog.
Nicole Chan (Chan Wai-yee)
Known as one of Hong Kong’s top independent film and documentary producers, we are happy to welcome producer Nicole Chan as a guest of this year’s festival.
As part of our LGBTQ programme Cinema Comrade, the festival this year welcomes noted Hong Kong queer filmmaker Kit Hung, known for challenging gay representations and stereotypes.
Hong Kong Fresh Wave
The best shorts of the Hong Kong 2018 Fresh Wave Competition, followed by conversation with the young directors about their careers and experiences.
Support for the Hong Kong programmes under CVF, including the visit of Cheung King-wai and Nicole Chan, comes courtesy of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London.