New documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Anastasia Mikova presented at the close of EUFF [fr]
The closing of the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will take place on Sunday 1st March with the French film "Woman" directed by Anastasia Mikova, director and journalist whose work focuses on social issues and humanists, and the famous photographer and documentary maker Yann Arthus-Bertrand.
This year, the festival paid tribute to women with the opening of the Netherlands’s Biopic "The conductor", which traces the journey of world-renowned conductor Antonia Brico.
In line with the celebration of the International Women’s Day on March 8, the festival will close with the French film "Woman" directed by Anastasia Mikova, director and journalist whose work focuses on social issues and humanists, and the famous photographer and documentary maker Yann Arthus-Bertrand, with whom she has collaborated for many years.
Trailer of the festival : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWiEeXqNXjI
Woman gives voice to 2,000 women from 50 different countries. Through their testimonies and their life journeys, they address, facing the camera and without detours, both sensitive and light subjects, and shed light on the injustices of which women are victims in the world. It is a promising film that highlights the inner strength of women and their ability to change the world despite all the obstacles they face.
Trailer of the film : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxyWIWGl-Hk
Nominations and prizes :
Venice International Film Festival - Special mention: Sfera 1932 Award
Cinema and Human Rights Festival - Paris
Bergen International Film Festival - Norway
Sunday 1st March at the Palace IFC cinema at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1st March at Broadway Cinematheque at 7.45pm
Book your tickets : https://www.cinema.com.hk/en/movie/details/12167
As a precaution of the current coronavirus epidemic, everyone is asked to wear a mask inside the cinema and is required to take their body temperature before entering. Anyone fails to cooperate will be refused entry to the cinema.