Hong Kong International Film Festival to Honor Michael Hui

HONG KONG – The Hong Kong International Film Festival has announced that veteran director and actor Michael Hui will be the subject of this year’s Filmmaker-in-Focus program. The festival hailed Hui’s “career spanning half a century as producer, writer, director … Continue reading Hong Kong International Film Festival to Honor Michael Hui

Asian Film Awards Honors Feng Xiaogang and Chen Kaige With Top Prizes

HONG KONG — Chinese director Feng Xiaogang’s coming-of-age drama “Youth” picked up best film at the 12th Asian Film Awards on Saturday night, while the fantasy epic “Legend of the Demon Cat” — a Hong Kong, Japan and mainland China … Continue reading Asian Film Awards Honors Feng Xiaogang and Chen Kaige With Top Prizes

Taiwanese Actress Brigitte Lin to Receive Gala at Italian Film Festival

HONG KONG – The Far East Film Festival will celebrate the career of Taiwanese actress Brigitte Lin at this year’s event in April, the festival organizers said this week. The Udine, Italy-based festival will honor Lin with its Golden Mulberry … Continue reading Taiwanese Actress Brigitte Lin to Receive Gala at Italian Film Festival

‘Trivisa’ and ‘Mad World’ Are Favorites at Hong Kong Film Awards

HONG KONG — The gangster drama “Trivisa” took top honors at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, winning best film, director,  actor, screenplay and editing. “Trivisa,” about three gang leaders facing a changing criminal landscape amid Hong Kong’s 1997 handover, was … Continue reading ‘Trivisa’ and ‘Mad World’ Are Favorites at Hong Kong Film Awards