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Lights, camera … film festivals

Hong Kong has been making movies for more than a century and remains the “Hollywood of the East”.

Hong Kong’s exciting style of action cinema has also inspired a number of Hollywood productions. Our talented special effects creators and digital animators are turning their savvy into cinematic art for productions at home and abroad.

Over the past decade, Hong Kong films and talent have won over 300 international awards. Hong Kong movies are screened in film festivals around the world. They draw fans keen to experience juicy slices of Hong Kong life, through new releases, indies and old classics. Check out these film festivals by clicking the links below.

Find out more about Hong Kong’s lively arts and culture scene in our "Creative City" fact sheet.