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Hong Kong season of films at the Bonington Theatre

Date Posted: 11:29 AM on Fri, 8 September 2023 three people stood infront of a cinema screen. The Screen is promoting Hong Kong Cinema season of films.

Bonington Theatre is pleased to announce a special Hong Kong season of films and events, commencing on September 30. This cinematic series will showcase a curated selection of Hong Kong films and accompanying events, including children’s games and a Director’s question and answer session. The programme aims to immerse audiences in the world of Hong Kong cinema, providing a unique cultural experience.

Running for a limited time, this exclusive film season will showcase films from Hong Kong in Cantonese with English subtitles. The cinema will be screening In the Mood for Love, directed by Wong Kar Wai, which was recently voted as one of the greatest films of all time, according to the BFI’s Critics Poll. They will also be showing A Guilty Conscience, the first Hong Kong movie to make HK$100 million at the box office. Other films included in the special season are animated adventure My Life as McDull and the story of protestors in Love In The Time of Revolution.

The season is being supported by the Hong Kong Community Group based in Nottingham and is funded by the BFI Film Audience Network, awarding funds from the National Lottery in order to bring this project to more audiences across the UK.

To find out more about the film schedule, ticket information, and additional activities, visit the theatre’s website at


Councillor John Clarke MBE, Leader of Gedling Borough Council said:

“We are really pleased to be launching this special cinema season to celebrate the fantastic heritage and culture of Hong Kong. This will be a great opportunity for people to learn more about Hong Kong and see some great films that they wouldn’t normally get to see. I’d like to thank the BFI for the funding to help make this happen and also to the Hong Kong Nottingham Community Group for their involvement in the project.”

Christy Tang Project Lead of the Hong Kong Nottingham Community Group said

“Hong Kong Notts would like to thank Bonington Theatre for inviting us to join this project and to BFI for the funding. We are grateful to have Hong Kong films screening in UK cinemas.  Hong Kong film is as contemporary art which let us reflect on our society and the world around us and we are glad that we can have a cultural sharing with the local community.”