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The 22nd ifva Festival
Advance Booking
- Enjoy 20% off until 8 February

Booking via “Advance Booking Form” on or before 8 February (Wed), you can enjoy 20% discount on each purchase of standard tickets of ifva Finalist Showcases.

>>>Festival Booking Brochure
>>>Ticketing Details


Finalist Showcases and Exhibition

Open Category - Finalist Showcase
11/3 (Sat)
2:30pm (
Programme 1)7pm (Programme 2)

Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | With after-screening discussion

Ten local works depicts different faces of the city: elderly enduring the unbearable process of aging; foster family members facing separation and youngsters' struggles. Some directors playfully challenge the blurring line between reality and creation.

Animation Category - Finalist Showcase
16/3 (Thu)

Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | With after-screening discussion

Animation is always mesmerising as they could depict even the hardest motif. Nine pieces embody a magical realistic way of narrating, from the life of stationery and the description of personal emotions, to reflections on judicial system and urban development.



Asian New Force Category - Finalist Showcase
17/3 (Fri)

Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | With after-screening discussion

The world has never been in such turbulence. From garbage to racial crises, to daily happenings in rural villages and modern families, ten groups of Asian directors from China, Singapore, Taiwan, Nepal, Lebanon, Israel and India, illustrate their pictures of humanities through moving images.


Youth Category - Finalist Showcase
18/3 (Sat)

Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | With after-screening discussion

Adolescence will overdue but thoughts never will. Through the youthful lens, young directors made documentation of people, and even created experimental and horror. With anger and laughter, they respond to the cruel reality.

Media Art Category - Finalist Exhibition
9/3 (Thu)
- 29/3 (Wed)|12nn-8pmFree Admission
  Pao Galleries

Elements in this year's entries range from music generated by unexpected means, optical projection and mechanical motion, to fundamentals of living things like plants’ photosynthesis and human’s heartbeat. Physical and biological principles may be just
as telling about human society through the many possibilities of media arts.


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