“Festival de Cannes Film Week” will debut in Asia from November 12 to 17, 2019, and will be held at the Victoria Dockside Innovation and Retail Landmark K11 MUSEA in Hong Kong. “Festival de Cannes Film Week”, which brings together creativity and culture from around the world, was presented by Pierre Lescure, President of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Frémaux, General Representative of the Cannes Film Festival, and Cheng Zhigang, the founder of the K11 Group and Executive Vice President of New World Development Co., Ltd. At that time, the first three international film festivals – the Cannes Film Festival 2019, including six official selection works, and a series of exciting activities such as the post-show symposium and the film master class will be screened, which is bound to become the most representative film in the city this year.
Kangcheng Film Festival Chairman Pierre Lescure and General Representative Thierry Frémaux said: “Every year at the Cannes Film Festival, filmmakers from all over the world gather in France to enjoy the works of contemporary film masters and get in touch with the new power of film. We are committed to the Cannes Film Festival. The spirit and selected works are brought to different corners of the world. The first “Festival de Cannes Film Week” was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina ten years ago. Today, I am very happy to be in Asia. Hong Kong Film and Cannes The film festival was inextricably linked to the early days. Many exhibits have been splendid, and Hong Kong is definitely the best choice for this event.”
Zheng Zhigang said: “I am very honored to be with Thierry Frémaux to bring “Festival de Cannes Film Week” to Asia for the first time and settle in Hong Kong. The Cannes Film Festival has been synonymous with “culture” and “creative” for the past few decades. Under the leadership of Thierry, the Cannes Film Festival has become the focal point of the top creative power of the film. The “Festival de Cannes Film Week” held at K11 MUSEA has realized the shared vision of me and Thierry, bringing world-class film works. Bringing audiences from all over the world to the K11 MUSEA for a series of exciting creative cultural events. Through various business activities and cross-border cooperation, I hope to open up a “cultural valley” in Hong Kong, incubating new generations of talents and emerging industries. Creativity, culture and innovation nourish business development, enrich local communities and enrich daily life.”
“Festival de Cannes Film Week” will be held on November 12th for the opening ceremony, which will kick off the six-day film festival. During the period, six official works of the Cannes Film Festival 2019 will be screened, many international and local. The movie superstar will also be gorgeously present, and the film giant will also personally host the film master class, so that a group of movie lovers can enjoy their own style in Hong Kong.