July 23rd, 2009 12:35:00
100 dynamic years of Hong Kong Cinema was celebrated in style on Thursday July 16 at le Social in private ceremony for media, industry and VIP including representatives from Sodec, Telefilm Canada , Japanese Consulate, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and Hong Kong Tourism Board. The event was co-sponsored by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office of Canada whom have been the festival sponsor of Hong Kong programming for 5 years. Maureen Siu, director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, and Pierre Corbeil,festival president who there to cut the huge birthday cake. Catering was provided by The event was filled to capacity, on display were rare vintage Hong Kong posters and lobby cards highlighting some of the very best of HK cinema.
Photos copyright Pierre Roussel and King-Wei Chu, 2009