10 highlights from Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2021, from Anita Mui biopic to Haruki Murakami adaptation Drive My Car

At a time when the future of the local film industry has never looked bleaker, this year’s Hong Kong Asian Film Festival has chosen to champion a number of emerging young voices, giving their work prestige spots as opening and closing films, as well as gala presentations.Elsewhere, the festival highlights the very best new cinema from across the region, and collaborates with Japan’s Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in its efforts to provide a stage for increasingly diverse works…

10 highlights from Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2021, from Anita Mui biopic to Haruki Murakami adaptation Drive My Car
At a time when the future of the local film industry has never looked bleaker, this year’s Hong Kong Asian Film Festival has chosen to champion a number of emerging young voices, giving their work prestige spots as opening and closing films, as well as gala presentations.Elsewhere, the festival highlights the very best new cinema from across the region, and collaborates with Japan’s Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in its efforts to provide a stage for increasingly diverse works…