Join us this Sunday, December 11th at 1PM at Cinema Akil as photographer and director Quist Tsang delves into her work as a unit still photographer on some of Hong Kong’s most exciting film sets!
The talk will be followed by a Q and A session with the audience.
This program is brought to you as part of Making Waves: Navigators of Hong Kong Cinema, which will celebrate Hong Kong's cinematic arts by showcasing an 8-film program at Cinema Akil and a GPP-produced exhibition of stills and behind-the-scenes images from the film selection, including works by four Hong Kong unit photographers.
The exhibition and film program open this Friday, December 9th at 7:30 pm and run until the 14th. We look forward to welcoming you!
Find more information about the movies and their screening times at Cinema Akil here:
Tickets and calendar are available at www.cinemaakil.com
About Create Hong Kong (CreateHK)
CreateHK is a dedicated office under the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau of the Government of the HKSAR to lead, champion and drive the development of the creative economy in Hong Kong. It coordinates governmental policy and effort regarding creative industries, focuses governmental resources on promoting and speeding up the development of creative industries in Hong Kong, and works closely with the trade to boost the growth of creative industries.
About Cinema Akil
Cinema Akil is an independent cinema platform that brings quality films worldwide to audiences in the UAE. Showcasing directors and filmmakers across the decades, Cinema Akil aims to create awareness and interest in film and the cinematic arts. Launched in 2014 as a nomadic cinema, Cinema Akil has held over 60 pop-up cinemas attracting over 65,000 attendees in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. In September 2018, Cinema Akil opened its first permanent location in Al Quoz, Dubai making it the Gulf Cooperation Council's first arthouse cinema.
About Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Dubai (Dubai ETO)
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Dubai, established in 2021, is the official representative of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China in the six member states of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC), namely Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It is responsible for enhancing the understanding of Hong Kong's unique advantages, advancing Hong Kong's economic and trade interests, and supporting overseas enterprises in expanding business in Hong Kong. The Dubai ETO maintains close liaison with local governments, businesses and trade organisations and monitors and reports on developments likely to affect Hong Kong's trade and economic interests.