PUFF Film Festival Hong Kong 2019

PUFF is a non-profit organisation under Section 88 of Hong Kong Inland Revenue.  All our programs are free.  The festival is run by a dedicated group of volunteers of film directors and curators.  Please visit our store or donate to become a patron to support indie films.  

PUFF strives to give filmmakers a chance to shine and to tell their stories.  PUFF looks for the latest art house & experimental films that are not afraid to break the status quo narratives.  Now in it's 10th year, we had screened over 250 films from more than 30 countries.

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2014 FILM PROGRAM

Opening Night at XXX

半張飛 Fast Forward

Hong Kong | 2013 | 92 min | Drama, comedy

Directed by Stephen Chan

遇到Mr./Mrs. Right,就如看到一套好電影 - 瞥見一眼,足已改變一生。Discovering a good movie and meeting the right person in your life are similar in many ways, as just one single look, is to change your life

Bike與舊電鋼 Bike And Old Electronic Piano

China | 2013 | 174 min | Documentary, music

Directed by Shao Pan 卲攀

The two main characters are both music lovers. One man quit his job in a state-owned factory to study composing and now writes more than 100 songs. The other learned piano and MIDI all by himself

好久不見德拉奇 Millets Back Home

Taiwan | 2013 | 72 min | Documentary

Directed by Sayun Simung

Millets Back Home uses the sowing of millet to symbolize the traditional way of the indigenous Taiwanese culture and its emphasis on family value

Tongues Of Heaven

Taiwan | 2013 | 60 min | Documentary

Directed by Anita Chang

Tongues of Heaven is about the disappearing Taiwanese indigenous languages and the effort to conserve them

Seuls À Bord Alone On Board

Belgium | 2013 | 92 min | Horror, comedy

Directed by Jean-Francois Guay

Capra is an insurance salesman. One day, after an attack, he meets an unknown woman who came to his rescue. He decides to follow her; even if he has to look death in the eyes to do so... From very close by... 

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CowJews and Indians

USA / 94 m / 2014 / Documentary

Marc Halberstadt

 

My Jewish family lost its home to the Nazis. I decide to go to Germany to get our home back. In Germany, I suddenly realize I'm a hypocrite: in America I'm living on and profiting from the land taken from the Native Americans. And then I have an idea: If Germany owes me for sixty five years of back rent, and I owe the Native Americans for sixty five years of back rent, why not let the Native Americans collect directly from Germany and cut out the middleman? 

Las Vegas Story

USA | 2013 | 95 min | Drama

Directed by Byron Q

Maria is an Escort working in the city of Las Vegas to support her 4 kids. When 2 friends from her past come back into her life, it pushes her to re-evaluate the choices she made and what the future holds.

Go In The Wilderness

Canada | 2013 | 61 min | Fantasy, drama

Directed by Elza Kephart

Lilith, Adam's first mate, escapes the Garden of Eden and learns to make her way in the outside world.

Katya

Russia | 2013 | 49 min | Documentary

Directed by Anna Shishova

This is a road movie about one Russian girl, who left everything and moved to India. She has nothing except small bag and tragic story behind.

La Peau de L'Autre Intimate Canvas

Belgium | 2013 | 73 min | Documentary

Directed by Yves Mora

The film trails a nomadic work of art, grafted on human canvas—a touchingly human encounter.
Shot in Brussels, Berlin, Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg, Athens, Prague, Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm…

Purok 7

Philippines | 2013 | 93 min | Drama

Directed by Carlo Obispo

Set against a backdrop of laid-back living and copious optimism characteristic of country life, Purok 7 is an endearing tale of innocence and reality, and the wonderfully inescapable bonds of community.

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Amanece

Spain / 16min / Drama / Néstor Ruiz

The Bridge

USA / 23min / Documentary / Alia Diab



Drinks

France, China / 17min / Drama / Jerome Duval

 

Eddie

Canada / 4min / Animation / Allison Coon-Come

 

Electric

Australia / 11min / Sci-fi / Alan E. Bennett

 

Ent(r)e

Portugal / 15min / Horror / Tiago Inacio

 

The Eve

Hong Kong / 5min / MV / Nicola Fan

 

Hide And Seek

Greece / 9min/ Animation, MV / Dionysis Maharajas

Hsu Ji Behind The Screen

France / 24min/ Fantasy, Animation / Thomas Rio

Interrupted

New Zealand / 9min / Drama / Chris Lambert

The Interview

France, China / 12min / Fantasy / Jeremy Rubier

Lily In The Grinder

USA / 14min/ Drama, fantasy / Michael Morgenstern

L'Ombra Interior

Spain / 13min / Fantasy, Animation / Arnau Segarra Braunstein



Mal Passado

Brazil / 20min / Horror, Comedy / Julio Wong

 

媚姐 Mei

Hong Kong, USA / 5min / Animation / Margaret To

 

Moments

UK / 6min / Musical / Chris Cronin

 

My Green Pencil

Iran / 2min / Animation / Yalda Ataei

 

O Desejo de Saiuri

Brazil / 20min / Fernando Sanches

Old Mate

Australia / 12min / Thriller / Sam Dixon

Pierogarnia

Poland / 14min / Fantasy, Animation / Kasper Piasecki

Rhythms Of Resistance

Canada, Brazil / 29min / Documentary / Jason O'Hara

 

Sticky

Australia / 20min / Animation / Jilli Rose

 

Stockholm

Spain / 9min / Comedy

 

The Trial

UK / 11min / Sci-fi / Mark Player

 

Traditional Healing

Canada / 2min / Animation

 

The Unclean

Azerbaijan / 19min / Drama / Bahman & Bahram Ark