Keyword : Hong Kong Cinema
The Asian Cinema Studies Society held its fifth biennial Conference for the first time ever in Canada. The result was a hotbed of wide-ranging activities and academic pursuits from scholars across the world.
Fantasia ’97 promises to be as spectacular as last year’s edition, Montreal’s first festival of commercial (Fantasy and Action) Asian cinema, Fantasia, which was arguably the city’s most popular film festival of all time.
After wishing to visit the city since childhood, I finally got the opportunity in 1997 to attend what is probably the best of the Asian film festivals and perhaps the finest non-competitive film festival anywhere in the world, the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF).