Hong Kong Stories: If you’re looking for more things to binge at home, consider this virtual screening of Hong Kong documentary filmmaker Kong King Chu. Kong is a veteran journalist and filmmaker who has made over ten documentaries on topics including indie booksellers, Hong Kong sex workers, female villagers of Choi Yuen Village and more. Get deep into the interior life and stories of local sex workers in Sisters and Zi Teng, meet book lover and book shop owner Ma Kwok Ming in “why Ma Kwok Ming？why Benjamin?” or learn more about the anti-development movement by Choi Yuen villagers in Blossom of Struggle — Women of Choi Yuen Village. These films and more are available for online rental until February 26, and the money from the screening will be used towards the making Kong’s upcoming documentary of local poets in the the 1970s.
Where? art-mate VIDEO ROOM
When? Through February 26, 2021
How much? HK$100 per film, and a further 10% discount for every additional film
How to participate? Rent the documentaries here
Looking for more to do? See what else is happening in Hong Kong.