The section where IFFR's thematic programme is presented and relevant social and political issues are investigated in cinema.
Programmes in the section
The Tyger Burns
A contemporary film programme about the gaze of the old filmmaker, showing that the creative urge still burns as brightly as 50 years ago.
This programme brings together work by film and art collectives that decentralise the mainstream narrative.
Ordinary Heroes: Made in Hong Kong
Hong Kong reveals through its films – old and new – the political, social and economic tensions tearing it apart today.
An attempt to recontextualise contemporary queer culture by re-examining the notion of gender fluidity and spiritualities outside the Western perspective.
Wait and See
This programme cultivates the viewer’s patience, both in the cinema and outside.