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The 21st ifva Award Presentation Ceremony
Live Broadcasting

The 21st ifva Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in agnès b. CINEMA in Hong Kong Arts Centre at 7:15pm on 5 March. The results of Open Category, Youth Category, Animation Category and Asian New Force Category will be announced! Watch online!

Asian New Category Finalist Showcase
4/3 (Fri) | 7:15pm | agnès b. CINEMA | Ticket Sale at Urbtix

Ten most outstanding stories are rather ordinary: a Taiwanese who goes jogging because of insomnia, some Iraqi boys who have their football court taken away, a Turkish man who works as construction painter in France, and an Iranian man whose wife has cheated on him… Ten Asian new directors tell extraordinary stories with their distinct point of view.

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NEW ACTION EXPRESS Short Film Highlights

6/3 (Sun) | 3pm | agnès b. CINEMA | Free Admission

HONG KONG SHORT FILM: NEW ACTION EXPRESS (NAE) aims at broadening the horizons of Hong Kong creative talents to gain exposure abroad by sponsoring them to participate in international film festivals. Six award-winning titles screened at the 2016 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival and Market are now brought back to local platform. A screening which dwells between the border of realistic and magical, daily and at the same time mystical.

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People's Cinema - Open-air Screening
@Centre Street, Sai Ying Pun
11/3 (Fri) | 7:30pm | Centre Street, Sai Ying Pun | Free Admission

Heartwarming short films under the starry sky on one of the steepest streets of Hong Kong. The March screening of People’s Cinema – Open-air Screening of Jockey Club ifva Everywhere will be showing three short films close to the everyday lives of Hong Kong people: The Secret Taste by Adam Wong, Merry X’mas by Jevons Au and Homecoming by Zune Kwok. Free of charge, you are welcome to bring your own cushions.

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“Surviving the Glass System” Media Art Exhibition
Past Winning Party XCEED Bringing New Exhibition Experience
Period: Now-12/3 | 12-8pm | Pao Galleries


XCEED, a local media art group, also ifva past award winner, was invited to spatial concept design for the exhibition. They have designed a headpiece-like installation Collar AG which looks like an audio guide but is actually putting audience on surveillance. They need to follow instructions to complete the tour in a limited time, which perfectly echoes with the theme of “Surviving the Glass System”.



Animation Category
Finalist Showcase
3/3 (Thur) | 7:30pm | agnès b. CINEMA
Competition among the past awardees and the new finalists. Using tradition 2D animation, 3D animation, sand animation, etc, they tell various stories.

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Youth Category
Finalist Showcase
5/3 (Sat) | 1pm | agnès b. CINEMA

Through moving images, these youngsters respond to the happenings around them. Their utmost honesty brings adults back to
the time when they were the same as them, young and beautiful.

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