Ticketing Information

  • Ticket Prices
      HKD
    3D Films $100
    La Belle Noiseuse (28SM3E1), A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery (27AC3M2) $85
    Ordinary, Weekend and Public Holiday Screenings at HK Cultural Centre / Sha Tin Town Hall / UA Cine Moko / UA Cityplaza / The Grand Cinema / The Metroplex / Grand Windsor Cinema $75
    Ordinary, Weekend and Public Holiday Screenings at HK City Hall / HK Science Museum / HK Arts Centre $65
    Weekday Matinee Screenings (Mondays - Fridays [except public holidays] film codes end with "D") $45
    Selected Screenings at Sha Tin Town Hall (Only 'Hong Kong Full-time Student Tickets' discount available) $40
    VIP Pass (Please read the relevant conditions) $5,000
    Super Value Pass (Please read the relevant conditions) $3,000
  • Discounts (Except for purchasing Festival Passes)
    1. Hong Kong Full-time Student Tickets (Limited availability, on a first-come, first-served basis) $25
      Hong Kong Full-time Student Tickets holders must provide acceptable proof of identity upon admission.
    2. HKIFF Cine Fan Privilege:
      • Buy 1 - 9 Regular Price Tickets: 10% Discount
      • Buy 10 - 19 Regular Price Tickets: 15% Discount
      • Buy 20 - 40 Regular Price Tickets: 20% Discount and a book voucher (Over 20 tickets, one complimentary copy of "The 40th HKIFF" Main Catalogue; Over 30 tickets, one complimentary copy of "In the Mood for Films - 25th Anniversary of Jet Tone Films"; 40 tickets, one complimentary copy of "Cine Encounters, Jupiter's Kind".)
    3. Ordinary Audience:
      • Buy 10 - 19 Regular Price Tickets or more: 10% Discount
      • Buy 20 - 40 Regular Price Tickets: 15% Discount and a book voucher (Over 20 tickets, one complimentary copy of "The 40th HKIFF" Main Catalogue; Over 30 tickets, one complimentary copy of "In the Mood for Films - 25th Anniversary of Jet Tone Films"; 40 tickets, one complimentary copy of "Cine Encounters, Jupiter's Kind".)
    4. Concessionary Tickets for the Elderly aged 60 or above, the Disabled & CSSA Recipients: 40% Discount
      • No CSSA concessionary tickets at UA Cinemas, The Grand Cinema, The Metroplex and Grand Windsor Cinema.
      • Concessionary ticket holders must provide acceptable proof of identity upon admission.
    5. Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Club Bravo Members: 10% Discount for regular price tickets (Available at URBTIX only)
    6. Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company Prestige / Classic Membership: 10% Discount for regular price tickets (Available at URBTIX only)
    7. UA Loyalty Club Members: 10% Discount for screenings at UA Cinemas
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets and Cinema door sales, subject to availability)
    8. The Citizen Grand Members: 10% Discount for screenings at The Grand Cinema
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets and Cinema door sales, subject to availability)
    9. MCL Club Members: 10% Discount for screenings at Grand Windsor Cinema
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets and Cinema door sales, subject to availability)
    10. Fringe Club Members: 10% Discount for regular price tickets
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets only, subject to availability)
    11. Perfect Cup Card Members: 10% Discount for regular price tickets
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets only, subject to availability)
    12. eslite Members: 10% Discount for regular price tickets
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets only, subject to availability)
    13. Present 'The 40th HKIFF' Mobile App: 5% Discount for regular price tickets
      (Available at the sales counter of URBTIX Outlets only, subject to availability)

    All of the above discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offer.

  • URBTIX

    From 26 February, 10:00 onwards

    Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
    Mobile Ticketing App:My URBTIX (Android, iPhone/iPad versions)

    Credit Card Telephone Booking:2111 5999

    • Service Fee: HK$8 per ticket, no limit set per transaction and is non-refundable. The service fee is subjected to adjustment by Cityline (HK) Limited.
      Extra service fee will be charged for choosing registered mail or courier service. Surface mail is not available.
      (Remark: Tickets cannot be re-issued if they are posted wrongly, lost, stolen or damaged)
    • Besides ticket mailing service, customers may choose to collect their pre-paid tickets from Cityline Ticket Dispensing Machines or at the sales counter at any of the URBTIX Outlets with the credit card used for transaction starting from 27th February.
    • Tickets booked within 7 days of screenings must be collected from Cityline Ticket Dispensing Machines or at the sales counter at any of the URBTIX Outlets with the credit card used for transaction.

    Note: URBTIX Outlets or Cityline Ticket Dispensing Machines are NOT available at UA Cityplaza, The Grand Cinema, The Metroplex and Grand Windsor Cinema. Please collect your tickets from Cityline Ticket Dispensing Machines or at the sales counter at any of the URBTIX Outlets BEFORE going to these screening venues.

    Counter Booking: URBTIX Outlets

    All URBTIX Outlets accept payment in cash, credit card (American Express, MasterCard and Visa) and China Union Pay Card (in Hong Kong currency only).

    • For screenings at the UA Cinemas, The Grand Cinema, The Metroplex and Grand Windsor Cinema, tickets are available at URBTIX Outlets until 5:00pm one day before respective screenings, after which tickets will be available only at the box office of respective screening venues on the day of screening, subject to availability.
    • For screenings at other venues, tickets are available at the URBTIX Outlets until one hour before the screening, after which tickets will be sold only at the door.
    • There is no URBTIX Outlet at the Hong Kong Science Museum. The door ticket counter at Science Museum opens 30 minutes before the screening. Limited tickets to non-sold out screenings will be available at the door, subject to availability (Cash Only).
  • Stand-by Tickets for Sold-out Screenings

    A limited number of stand-by tickets for sold-out screenings are on sale at HK Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre and HK City Hall Theatre 30 minutes prior to the screening time at the respective screening venue. Seating is subject to availability after admission of VIP Pass holders and all ticket holders. Each person can purchase up to 2 stand-by tickets per transaction.

  • Seating and Queuing Arrangement

    For screenings at HK Cultural Centre, seats are allocated in the following sequence: Stalls→Circle→Upper Circle. Please kindly note that due to the distance and viewing angles, Upper Circle seats are less satisfactory than those within Stalls and Circle.

    Back-to-back Screenings: At HK Cultural Centre, HK City Hall and HK Science Museum, if you hold tickets to back-to-back screenings in the same venue, you may stay in the Waiting Area for admission to subsequent screenings. In other venues, there is no such arrangement for back-to-back screenings in normal cases.

  • Opening Hours of Festival Catalogue Redemption Points
    22 Mar – 4 Apr
    Exhibition Gallery, 4/F, Administration Building of HK Cultural Centre
    10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
    Opening Hours: 10:00 - 19:00

    6 Apr – 31 May
    The HKIFF Society Office
    21/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Opposite to Ngau Tau Kok MTR Station)
    Office Hours:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 12:00; 14:00 - 17:00
    Weekend and Public Holidays closed
  • Refund and Programme Changes

    At the time when this booking folder goes to print, most of the films have not been submitted to Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration. In case that a film is subsequently classified as Category III, refunds will be made to ticket holders under 18 years of age who bought tickets before the announcement.

    Refund application forms are available at:

    1. HK Cultural Centre, HK City Hall, and the box offices of the screening venue
    2. Download here

    Completed application forms and tickets should be returned by post to the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society Office (21/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong) on or before 30 April 2016, with the subject “Refund Application” on envelope.  Refund cheques of the net amount of ticket will be sent to ticket holders by post (Handling Charges and other charges will not be refunded).

    In case of unavoidable necessity, The Hong Kong International Film Festival reserves the right to alter programmes without prior notice. Meet-the-audiences session may be changed due to director and/or actors’ schedule. Programme updates will be announced on the Festival website and at the screening venues. For alteration or cancellation of screenings, refund policies are the same as aforementioned. Ticket holders may also choose to attend a screening of a replacement film at the same time slot. Under no circumstances other than the cancellation or the alteration of programmes can tickets be refunded. Refunds applications are also not available for all completed screenings.

  • Terms and Conditions
    1. Maximum 40 tickets per transaction; 4 tickets per screening.
    2. One person per ticket for admission regardless of age. Children under age of 6 will not be admitted to any screenings.
    3. HKIFFS is not responsible for any lost ticket. Tickets cannot be re-issued if posted wrongly, are lost, stolen or damaged.
    4. All tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
    5. All screenings offer free seating.

    All tickets are subject to the Purchase Policy of URBTIX and the venues.
    URBTIX – Please refer to the Terms and Conditions at URBTIX Outlets or www.urbtix.hk
    Festival Passes – Please refer to the related Terms and Conditions.