Huge congratulations to Riley Wong who recently joined the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society as Programme Officer.
During her time with us, rising curator Riley Wong led on several major exhibition programmes as Lead Curator, including the first ever Johnnie To retrospective in the UK as part of her degree internship project, our annual film festival Odyssey 2023 and many others.
Odyssey 2023 was a triumph success where Riley oversaw a programme of over 70 films across the UK, online and offline. We are very proud to see her career development and achievement as a rising film curator and programmer.
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) is a charitable, non-profit and non-governmental organisation dedicated to the discovery and promotion of creativity in the art and culture of film.
The Society is committed to making world cinema accessible and affordable to the public. It organizes the annual flagship the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) and the Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) in March and April. Another annual highlight is the Summer International Film Festival (SummerIFF) held every August. The repertory HKIFF Cine Fan Programme was launched in April 2013 with the aim to enrich and deepen the experience of Hong Kong moviegoers through a monthly programme of contemporary, retrospective and thematic showcases. The Industry Office (HKIFF Industry) was set up in 2021 to coordinate the HKIFF Society’s film industry activities. Promoting the development of non-mainstream film industry through co-production and providing support on festival strategies and overseas distribution (HKIFF Collection).
Through its annual programmes, the Society promotes international appreciation of Asian, Hong Kong and Chinese film culture; introduces world cinema to Hong Kong audiences; and continues to underline Hong Kong’s key position in the international film community.
HKIFFS’s dedication to quality and intelligent programming, its devotion to the discovery of new areas of filmmaking in Asia and China, its exceptional work for Hong Kong cinema, seminars and acclaimed publications, gives it a unique and respected international reputation that helps promote Hong Kong cinema at home and abroad.
We are committed to continue covering future events and screenings orgnaised by the Society.