The 21st ifva Festival: "NEW ACTION EXPRESS" Short Film Highlight Programmes

Twelve award-winning local titles are sponsored by CreateHK under the NAE to participate in the 2016 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival and Market in France this year. Six of them will be brought back to local platform for their first free screening in the 21st ifva Festival. You will definitely enjoy the show with a taste of creative touch in making tales built up of suspense, tenderness, emptiness, fantasy and excitements.

Date: 6 March 2016
Time: 3pm
Duration: 84’ 27”
Venus: agnès b. CINEMA, Hong Kong Arts Centre (Free admission, with after-screening discussion)

Body Watch
Ho Ching-yu Frankie, Chun Siu-leung Ziv

Are you looking at me?
Are you getting me to look at you?
What are you looking at?
What do you think I see?
A table and two chairs set in the dark. What would transpire between two people sitting straight up facing each other……
Happy Selfie Time
Yau Wing-yan, Sun Ming-wai

Selfie is a pop culture in Hong Kong. Other than entertaining oneself, taking selfie can be an artistic work of personal photography. In general, people have negative feelings towards selfie, but it does carry alternative and in-depth meanings such as capture the moment and understanding oneself.
Ho Fung

In every school, there must be a person who is the center of attention. Since junior secondary, Mei-sheng has already participated in a number of advertisements and movies. Everyone in the school calls her ‘Goddess’ and a lot of boys love pleasing her by actions. However, for Hei, an ordinary boy, she is definitely out of reach.
Through The Looking Glass
Hung Tsz-ching Michelle

Inspired by the sequel of Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass portrays the seventeen-year old Alice falls into the other side of the mirror world, after following the rabbit to its hole at school. Since then, weird incidents occur…
Yip Chak-fung Fergus, Fu Hay-kin Adrian

In life, we are so caught up in a rat race running for wealth and fame that we have allowed ourselves to be enslaved and blinded by the process. Through this animation, we invite audience to rethink and reprioritise their values. Our message is ‘Follow you heart and it will lead you to become a “true” human’.
Keep It Well
Lam Hei-nok

The laundry owner, Hoi, met the customer named Sze, whom asked to pick up her laundry dropped off ten years ago. Getting alone, they shared their loneliness and helpless in life. Until one day, Hoi recalled the memory when she first met Sze in 2003…
Ten years passed, and no one could forget.



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