Come celebrate Hong Kong cinema at our 2016 Hong Kong Spirit Film Showcase! We’ll be showing two films that are FREE and open to the public!
Academy-Award winner Ruby Yang and director of MY VOICE, MY LIFE will be in-attendance for an autograph and Q&A session after the film.
SYNOPSIS: Miriam Yeung stars in LITTLE BIG MASTER as Lui Wai-hung, a highly-paid headmistress of an international kindergarten, who quits her job and reignites her passion in teaching by taking on the Yuen Tin Kindergarten, which is on the verge of closure with only five students remaining. LITTLE BIG MASTER is based on a true story, and was a critical and commercial success, becoming the highest-grossing domestic film of 2015 in Hong Kong.
MY VOICE, MY LIFE (爭氣) | 7:45PM | Saturday, May 21, 2016 | Trailer
Directed by Ruby Yang (in-attendance) | AGO Jackman Hall
SYNOPSIS: MY VOICE, MY LIFE follows a group of misfit high school students from Hong Kong cast together for a musical theatre performance. Each student confronts unique personal challenges in the process of developing his or her character. MY VOICE, MY LIFE was listed among “Hong Kong’s 5 Most Essential Films of 2014” in the Wall Street Journal. One of the students in the film, Tabitha, will also be in-attendance with Ruby Yang.
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