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Hong Kong Filmmakers Face Creative Freedom vs Financial Stability In Unique Political Setting

Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From Variety:

Hong Kong cinema will become further polarized by the political crisis brought on by the struggle between an urge for independence and the temptation to give in to Beijing’s control for the sake of financial and political stability.

While a new generation of young filmmakers emerging in the wake of the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement are focusing on telling Hong Kong stories despite the fear they might attract a smaller audience, a number of the city’s filmmakers opt for the lucrative mainland market even if they have to make concessions on the creative front.

- Read the full article at Variety.com


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