Chobi Mela X JIPFest Night (with post-screening discussion)
Discussion to be conducted primarily in English.
Health Safety MeasuresUpon entering the venue:
All visitors must keep their face mask on at all times, go through temperature checks;
No eating or drinking is allowed inside the theatre;
The venue reserves the right to refuse entry or remove from the premises any visitor who has a temperature of above 37.5°C or is in violation of any of the health and safety guidelines.
Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography, the first and largest photography biennale in Asia, is organised by Pathshala South Asian Media Institute in Dhaka, while the Jakarta International Photo Festival is led by the PannaFoto Institute. The two photography institutes are instrumental in the region, particularly in photojournalism, which has influenced their curation for the HKIPF.
The evening will see the two Photography Cinema curatorial partners present their respective selections; then, post-screening, curators and artists will participate in the discussion, online.