HKETO Newsroom

September 18, 2023

Hong Kong artist Andy Lau won Special Tribute Award in Toronto International Film Festival

Hong Kong artist Andy Lau was honoured with the Special Tribute Award at the 48th Toronto International Film Festival on September 15. The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto) (HKETO), Ms Emily Mo, congratulated Mr Lau on earning the prestigious award.

Ms Mo said, "Multi-hyphenate artist Andy Lau is one of Hong Kong’s most popular performers, with a career spanning more than four decades and over 160 films in his filmography. We sincerely congratulate Mr Lau on earning this well-deserved title for his remarkable talents and contributions in the industry.

"Mr Lau is not only an industry icon and multi-faceted artist with an impressive filmography, he is also a role model for people who wish to pursue their dreams.  We thank him for bringing Hong Kong films to the international stage."

Mr Lau received the tribute at the world premiere gala presentation of Mainland director Ning Hao's "The Movie Emperor", in which he stars. He also participated in the "In Conversation With..." series on September 16 to share his experience and insights in acting and movie making.

September 18, 2023





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