Art @ Lunch: "NEW ACTION EXPRESS" Short Film Highlights

(Free admission)

Date: 17/04/2014
Time:  1 pm
Venue: agnès b. CINEMA, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Duration: 44 mins

Art@Lunch is a programme emphasising community engagement, cultural exchange and diversity, offering an alternative way of art appreciation to the hustling Wanchai neighbourhood as well as those who live and work in nearby district areas during lunchtime. Short films are selected and shown on every third Thursday from March to August 2014.

HONG KONG SHORT FILM: NEW ACTION EXPRESS (NAE) is a scheme aiming to promote excellent Hong Kong short films and videos locally and abroad, by sponsoring local talents to attend international film festivals and first-class cultural events. They will be introduced to global audiences and to engage in rewarding exchanges. Four titles, including drama, documentary and animation, were officially selected in Hannover up-and-coming International Film Festival in November 2013. The Festival targets at providing a platform for young potential creative talents. These four titles will be brought to Hong Kong this April. It will be an opportunity to watch the outstanding work from local young filmmakers


Eli Tsui / Hong Kong / 2013 / Col / 8' 32" / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

In a particular dimension of this world, every person would have a copy of backup memory stored in a cloud system called K.A.R.L., it's just like a personal dairy.


Best Wishes, Catgirl
Poon Yin-tung Jessica /Hong Kong / 2012 /  Col / 3' 54" / No Dialogue or subtitles

A catgirl, trying to recover from separating with a very special friend, looks through a telescope and see the absurdity in reality, her memories from the past and imagination about the future. The story is wrapped in a letter, written by the catgirl to this special friend.


More than ice-cream Wong Kwong
Leung Andy / Hong Kong / Col / 13' 00"/ In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

The 90-year-old Uncle ice-cream, works hard every day and presents the valuable old Hong Kong spirit of perseverance to the youths today.


Lau Kwun-yiu Johnee / Hong Kong / 2012 / Col / 18' 20" / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

GALAMAN is the underarm super hero from Hong Kong! Whenever A-Man raises his armpit, he will transform to be the super hero, GALAMAN!
Armpits are no more embarrassing now on! Raise your armpit and welcome to the age of GALA!


***Remarks: Programmes are subject to change without prior notice. Programme content does not reflect the view of the organiser.



Online application for NAE is now closed. Details of the next round of application will be announced in due course.
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