3 recently produced Israeli films and a restored film on the Holocaust will be featured in the upcoming 37th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), March 17 – April 4, 2013:
Fill the Void (Best Actress, Venice Film Festival; eligible for the 2013 HKIFF SIGNIS Award)
Youth (Asian premiere)
The festival will also show a restored film Shoah (1985), the monumental testament to the Holocaust by French director Claude Lanzmann. The film is around 9 ½ hours long and will be showing it in two programmes of about five hours each. At the Part I screening, an introduction will be given by Mr Jeremy Amias, Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre (HKHTC) and at the Part II screening, a screening discussion will be held by Prof Glenn Timmermans, University of Macau/Board of HKHTC.
Shoah (Asian premiere)