Film Screening and Q&A with Director Adam Wong
Friday, April 8, 2022
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Pacific Time)
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About the Film
The Kowloon Industrial District is home to many of Hong Kong's artists, including rapper Heyo, Youtuber Alan, rising star Hana, and dancer. However, the government is preparing the area for gentrification. The group from "The Way We Dance" were invited to participate in a publicity stunt to transform the district into a 'Dance Street.' Alan points out that this is an opportunity to garner support from the public. Meanwhile, Heyo's master Afuc is planning a revolution...
About the Director
By The Way We Dance, Adam Wong won the Best New Director of the Hong Kong Film Awards and the Hong Kong Film Director's Guild in 2013. The Way We Dance and She Remembers, He Forgets got nominations at the Golden Horse Awards and were awarded at the Hong Kong Film Awards. The sequel, The Way We Keep Dancing has been born, which gets six nominations at the Taipei Golden Horse Film Award and is the closing film of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival.
This event is organized by Global Hong Kong Studies @ University of California.
Sponsor(s): Asia Pacific Center, Center for Chinese Studies