The Hong Kong Second Wave and their Fascination with the 1960s [DCCFF 2017]

During the mid-1980s, there was a subtle handover between the first and second Hong Kong new cinemas. After the first wavers spent the late 1970s and beyond reshaping the landscape of their national cinema, the second […]

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on Sep, 19 · in Features

In Defence of Wang Tung’s Nativist Trilogy: The Black Sheep of the Taiwanese New Cinema [DCCFF 2017]

For most fans of the Taiwanese new cinema, the only trilogies that probably matter are those from Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Edward Yang. There is however a series by Wang Tung coined “the nativist trilogy” that […]

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on Sep, 15 · in Features

RTHK: The Mecca of the Hong Kong New Wave [DCCFF 2017]

There is no debating that television was one of the most significant factors regarding the inception of the Hong Kong new wave. During the 1970s almost all of the filmmakers associated with the movement kick-started […]

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on Aug, 25 · in Features

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