Focus Hong Kong returns to The Garden Cinema for a summer 2024 programme packed with new and classic films, giving audiences the chance to catch the very best of Hong Kong cinema on the big screen.

The specially-curated selection includes immigration drama Fly Me to the Moon, one of the most acclaimed Hong Kong films of 2023, a rare screening of Peter Chan’s 1994 satirical rom-com He’s a Woman, She’s a Man, starring Leslie Cheung and a surprising exploration of homosexuality and gender identity, and a double bill of classic Johnnie To bullet ballet action in Exiled and Vengeance.

About Focus Hong Kong:

Focus Hong Kong is a UK film festival dedicated to celebrating the amazing cinema and filmmakers of Hong Kong, from early works to the glory days of its reign as the Hollywood of Asia, through to new and exciting films. Focus Hong Kong screens a wide range of new releases and classics, films which are vibrant, exciting, innovative and artistic, and which above all are uniquely Hong Kong.

He’s a Woman, She’s a Man

Peter Chan’s fourth feature gave Leslie Cheung one of his first romantic comedy lead roles, playing a temperamental music producer determined…

Peter Chan, Hong Kong, 1994, 107m.

Thu 04 Jul 18:00

Fly Me to the Moon

Based on her semi-autobiographical novel, Sasha Chuk’s multiple-award winning feature debut is a moving family chronicle, following a pair of sisters…

Peter Chan, Hong Kong, 1994, 107m.

Thu 04 Jul 18:00

Exiled

Johnnie To’s long-awaited 2006 spiritual follow-up to The Mission brings together an all-star cast for the tale of hitmen pitted against each…

Johnnie To, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China), 2006, 110m.

Sat 06 Jul 13:30

 

Vengeance

Johnnie To’s highly-anticipated 2009 thriller Vengeance saw him teaming with Johnny Hallyday, the man credited with bringing rock ‘n’ roll to France,…

Johnnie To, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China), France, 2009, 109m.

Sat 06 Jul 16:00