Open Category Finalist Showcase: The City Less Known - The 19th ifva festival

2014-03-15 13:30 - 16:00

Open Category Finalist Showcase: The City Less Known - The 19th ifva festival

When: Mar 15, 2014 Sat 13:30
Where: agnès b. CINEMA - Hong Kong Arts Centre

The 19th ifva festival


Organised by Hong Kong Arts Centre, ifva is an Incubator for Film and Visual media in Asia (formerly the Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards).

In our city, there are indeed many possibilities other than those in our mundane lives. They are either purely imaginative, or are too surreal to believe in. Sometimes the truth of the city and its dwellers behind the veils appear to be very so unsettling. Let the nine shorts to unfold all these stories in the city.


132'/ With after-screening discussion



Still Movie


Wong Chin-yan Doris / Col / 29'25'' / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Rachel and Ronald face the struggle between their dreams and reality in Hong Kong, so-called "the City of Dreams".

The Echoes of Circles

The Echoes of Circles

Lam Kin-hung Joel / Col / 29'00'' / In Japanese, Korean and Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

The Echoes of Circles is an experimental work that transcend the conventions of narrative and non-narrative films. It plays with the possibilities that arise from the mutual influence between images, language and text.

Invisible Rock

Invisible Rock

Chen King-yuen / Col / 23'14'' / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

An endless journey of memory, dream and metafiction searching a liberation from identity struggle.

Yeung Yeung with Cows

Yeung Yeung with Cows

Wong Cheuk-man, Law Wan-i, Law Hoi-ki, Leung Wing-sze, Tang Ka-hei / Col / 24'49'' / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

This is a documentary about Yeung Yeung, a woman who adopted more than a hundred stray cows since 1997, and her cows.

Beautiful Life

Beautiful Life

Chan Ho-lun Fredie / Col / 25'30'' / In Cantonese and English with Chinese and English subtitles

Yayang, an Indonesian girl who works in Hong Kong, dreams to improve her life back home someday. Employed by a grassroots family, Yayang receives salary that is less than the minimum allowable wage. This puts her in the dilemma of staying or quitting…


Ticket: HK$60 / $35
Tel: 852-25820200
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Web: ifva


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