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1/8 (Thu) 3:50pm
3/8 (Sat)  6:00pm

Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1
謙虛的英雄: 普樂卡短片劇場 系列 Volume 1

Mary and The Witch’s Flower’s Studio Ponoc presents a celebration of short animations from Japan portraying the modest heroes of today. Kanini & Kanino is the grand adventure fantasy of two crab brothers. Life Ain’t Gonna Lose is a moving drama about the love between a mother and her boy. Invisible is an action spectacle of the lonely and solitary fight of a man who wants to be seen again.

Country / Region: Japan 
Duration: 53 Mins
Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose, Akihiko Yamashita
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: Chinese & English

Guest of Post-screening Sharing (Conducted in Cantonese) 
1/8: Andrew Choi
3/8: Thomas Shin

曾製作《瑪莉與魔女之花》的日本動畫工作室Studio Ponoc,與一眾來自「吉卜力工作室」的著名動畫師,精心炮製這個歌頌小小英雄的短片動畫系列,三部短片包括:《卡尼尼與卡尼諾》講述一對螃蟹兄弟在河中尋找失蹤父親的奇幻歷險;《永不言敗》描寫窩心的母子情,兒子對雞蛋敏感,卻渴望品嚐雞蛋的滋味,媽媽可以為兒子達成心願嗎?《透明人》是關於一個被世界遺忘的透明人,為了再被世人看見而努力奮鬥。

國家 / 地區: 日本
片長: 53 分鐘
導演: 米林宏昌、百瀨義行、山下明彦
語言: 日語
字幕: 中文及英文

1/8: 蔡廉明
3/8: 登徒


Movies can be a shared vocabulary that strengthens the bond between the parents (or guardians) and their children. For kids aged from 6 to 11, the ‘Parent-Child Movie Time” screenings are not only about enjoying movies together, but also drawing kids into meaningful conversations afterwards.

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Hong Kong Kids International Film Festival is a co-own non-profit project by 3Space and Golden Scene Company Limited.

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project through the Film Development Fund. The funding support bears no relationship whatsoever to the content of, or views express in this projects. 

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