HK Jewish Film Festival To Return on Nov. 12

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Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival To Return on Nov. 12

Asia’s leading film festival celebrating Jewish and Israeli film returns in November with an award-wining line-up of Jewish films, screened over eight days beginning Nov. 12-Nov. 20.

The 23rd edition of the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival will screen 23 feature films and documentaries. The opening night will debut at MCL Cyberport Cinema, while a special evening screening will take place at K11 Art House on Nov. 17, as per a press release by communications agency Voltage X. Most screenings will be held at Golden Scene Cinema in Kennedy Town.

The festival’s opening night will kick off with French film “Adieu Monsieur Haffman,” starring Daniel Auteuil and directed by Fred Cavayé. Other Asian premiering films include hit Israeli comedy-drama “Karaoke,” “Cinema Sabaya,” which dominated the 2022 Ophir Awards, and Israeli documentary “Dead Sea Guardians.”

The festival will also premiere “Three Minutes: A Lengthening,” a stunning documentary featuring three minutes of footage filmed by an American tourist in Poland in 1938 of the last Jews of Nasielsk, Poland.

Tickets are now available for purchase at hkjff.org. Opening night tickets are priced at HK$380 (HK$280 for students and seniors), while general film screening ticktets cost HK$100.  

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