Pic to have int'l bow at Far East fest

ROME — Hong Kong helmer Johnnie To will attend the international bow of his meller “Romancing in Thin Air” at the Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe’s prominent Asian cinema showcase.

To, who is an Udine aficionado, will also tubthump new Hong Kong talent present with four pics in various formats from his Fresh Wave Short Film Festival, which is financed by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

The 14th Far East Film Festival will run April 20-28.

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