HKIFF- Hong Kong International Film Festival postpone the movie celebration to August

Smrithi Mohan
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Asia's oldest and respected film festival HKIFF- Hong Kong International Film Festival to be hosted in August 2020.

Movies are an experience we all want to be part of. Film festivals are one way of taking the celebrations around the world. It has been noticed that it is not just the movies made in one language or country but made in different languages can deliver and enhance the whole movie-making phenomenon. Film festivals are a great platform for such unrecognised gems to be displayed to the world. HKIFF i.e. Hong Kong International Film Festival is Asia's oldest most recognised film festival that is giving a face to many unnoticed pieces of art.

Hong Kong International Film Festival is the oldest film festivals of Asia which also holds importance in Hong Kong's cultural calendar. HIFF is a popular cultural affair that annually screens over 200 titles from more than 50 countries in approximately 10 major cultural venues across the territory of Hong Kong. The festival sticks to its core idea of taking the Asian, Chinese language movies to the world and bringing International movies to the local audiences.

The festival is the longest-running film festivals in the world. It is held every year in March and April. This year, however, it has been postponed. The Executive Director of HIFF, Albert LEE had confirmed that they had planned on re-launching the event after the government began laying restrictions for cinema halls to be opened.

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【#HKIFFS】第44屆香港國際電影節將於八月舉行 ?⁣ 【HKIFFS】HKIFFS announces new Festival dates ? ⁣ ⁣ 第44屆香港國際電影節 (#HKIFF44) 定於8月18日至31日舉行!⁣ ⁣. 香港國際電影節協會總監利雅博表示:「有見新型冠狀病毒疫情日趨緩和,政府亦逐步放寬防疫措施,包括容許戲院重開,故此我們決定於八月舉辦電影節,誠盼帶來環球精彩電影以饗影迷,讓他們重拾大銀幕觀影無可替代的樂趣。」⁣ ⁣. 節目詳情將於7月28日公布,請密切留意。門票將於8月5日起發售,公眾可透過網上(訂票,亦可在各大城市售票網購買。? ⁣. The 44th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF44) will be held from 18-31 August 2020! ⁣ ⁣. Executive Director Albert LEE said HKIFFS had decided to re-launch HKIFF44 after the Hong Kong government began easing restrictive measures, including allowing local cinemas to re-open, in its battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. ⁣ ⁣. Mr LEE said, “The prospects of being able to bring back HKIFF44 to our audience are exciting. Nothing beats the big-screen experience of watching a diverse selection of films from around the world.” ⁣ ⁣. HKIFFS will announce the full HKIFF44 line-up on 28 July. Tickets will go on sale at all URBTIX outlets and online through from 5 August. ?⁣ ⁣. ---------------------------------------------------⁣ #CineFan #電影節發燒友 :⁣ #HKIFF #香港國際電影節 :

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The events will now be held on 18-31st August 2020 in the wake of the current Coronavirus pandemic. The line-up of all the movies for the festival will be announced on July 28th 2020 while the tickets will go live from August 5th 2020.

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