Inflight Screening Programme: NAE x Cathay Pacific Airways & Hong Kong Dragon Airlines

By the end of 2018, HONG KONG SHORT FILM: NEW ACTION EXPRESS (NAE) has expanded the broadcast platform to inflight entertainment programme of airlines. Collaborating with Cathay Pacific Airways and Hong Kong Dragon Airlines, NAE brought to international passengers of the two airlines from all over the world, regardless of short-haul or long-haul, flights of fancy and imagination through a series of local award-winning short films all constructed by local filmmakers in the skies.

Screening period: from 1 December 2018 to 30 June 2019

90 Days
Timothy Yeung

Hong Kong / 2013 / Col / 18’ 35” / In Cantonese and Mandarin with English subtitles

Li Jan, a girl from Northern China, travels to Hong Kong with a 90-day tourist visa to meet with a groom, Tat, to be brought into the world of underground prostitution. On this first night, she is guided through different back alleys into different red light motels while trying to make a single phone call. As she delves deeper into the world the phone call seems beneath her grasp.
St. Zombian’s
Jessie Kwok

Hong Kong / 2016 / Col / 7 ’ 30” / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

At St. Zombian’s, there are only three zombie students and one beautiful half zombie half human hybrid who takes on multiple roles as headmaster, teacher and tut or. The three students learn to imitate humans, and one of them even dreams to become a singer…
The Giant with a House
Chan Sin hong

Hong Kong / 2017 / Col / 10’ 04” / No dialogue and subtitles

This is a story about a giant carrying a big house and travelling with a little girl. In this fantasy world, what is real may be a delusion, and seems fake may be real. The simple fairy tale is everything but simple.
Trumpet Man
Wong Lai-ming Emily

Hong Kong / 2016 / Col / 13’ 50”/ No Dialogue with English subtitles

A turntable springs out a woman named Avocado. Out of Avocado’s instinct, she creates a man called Soul. A sudden passion joins and swings them in a t ru mpet mood. An uncertain madness strikes Soul heavily. Seeds of passion continue to breed conflict amongs t five men without control, eventually leading Soul to a broader future.
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