From 29 August 2022 to 10 September 2022 40th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF)
The Belgium-Hong Kong Society (BHKS), jointly with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels, support the 40th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF) to promote Hong Kong's creative industry to Belgians and the younger audience in particular.
The 40th BIFFF will be held at the Brussels Expo at Heysel on 29 August – 10 September 2022. Two Hong Kong films will be screened: the multi-award winning "Limbo", and adventure comedy "Schemes in Antiques".
1/ Limbo (2021) by Soi Cheang on Tuesday 30 August 2022 at 20:30
In Cantonese with English, French and Dutch subtitles
BIFFF has selected Limbo to take part in the Black Raven Competition for Best Thriller. The film has won awards from the Far Eastern Film Festival in Udine, Italy; the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Spain; the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards; and the Hong Kong Film Awards.
The story: Seasoned detective Cham Lau and rookie partner Will Ren track down an elusive serial killer through the dark alleys of stormy Hong Kong. As they investigate the series of crimes, they come across a woman called Wong who has a past with Cham. Unbeknownst to her, she holds the key to solving the case.
2/ Schemes in Antiques (2021) by Derek Kwok on Monday 5 September 2022 at 14:00
In Mandarin with English, French and Dutch subtitles.
Hong Kong filmmaker Derek Kwok directs a Mainland cast in this co-production.
The story: Despite his family’s famed expertise on ancient relics, Xu Yuan makes a simple living as the owner of an electronics shop, eager to distinguish himself from a disgraced ancestor who was executed for treason after stealing a Chinese Buddha head for Japan. But when a descendant offers to return the relic to China, Xu Yuan uncovers a decades-old mystery and soon embarks on a journey that could finally restore his family’s reputation, and may also cost him his life.
For further details of the films and the BIFFF, please visit the BIFFF official website at http://www.bifff.net