While our doors may be closed, Cinematique is still here for you.
We could never reproduce the joy and inspiration that comes from the experience of seeing the best in independent cinema in the grandeur of historic Thalian Hall. But today’s challenges do not have to keep you from settling in to watch the films you have been excited to see with the whole family.
We invite you to take part in our new digital program, the Cinematique Sofa Series. We have united with our dear friends in the independent film community to continue to bring you the opportunity to see the best in first run independent films. Details on our first offerings are shown below, and instructions on how to access the content across all your devices will follow the descriptions.
Please use the links below to access the content so you can be assured that the cost of your rental is going to support Cinematique.
Rental prices vary - from FREE to $12. All you have to do is click the Rent button, enter your email address and your credit card or PayPal information. That’s it! Once the film is rented, it will be available to view for 2 - 5 days and you’ll have 72 hours to finish once you’ve started watching (unless otherwise noted). You can easily watch on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, or cast to your Apple TV or Google Chromecast.
We have also included a link to some frequently asked questions about how this works here.
Thank you so much for your continued support. WHQR and Thalian will receive between 40 and 100% of the rental price for the films. Grab some popcorn and snacks and enjoy the show!
Serving countless newlyweds in Hong Kong’s go-to one-stop-shop of cheap wedding supplies doesn’t exempt Fong from social pressure to marry. Since nodding to Edward’s proposal, she has been pushed beyond limits by unaffordable housing, archaic customs, and intrusive in-laws. What befuddles her further is the reappearance of Shuwei, a mainlander she’s supposed to be divorced from out of a sham marriage that solved her coming-of-age hardship. As Fong redefines her best life and writer-director Norris Wong reclaims her home city's narrative from outsiders, the profound thrills sparked by their courage will make you wholeheartedly cheer for a woman’s independence and Hong Kong cinema’s rejuvenation.
Not Rated | Cantonese & Mandarin with English Subtitles |88 minutes