Season 4: Roots & Routes
When China Met Africa 中非遇
This intimate documentary traces the entry of Chinese capital to Zambia, following both Chinese entrepreneurs and Zambian government powerbrokers.
Australian-Chinese cinema in conversation
This is a special screening of two Australian-Chinese films (China Dolls, directed by Tony Ayres, 1998, 30 mins and Chinese Take Away, directed by Mitzi Goldman, 2002, 52 mins).
My Name, My Family 我的姓氏我的家
To comply with her grandmother’s last wishes, Cun Xuan visits their ancestor’s hometown in west Yunnan, then decides to cross into Myanmar in search of her uncle and his family, whom she has never met.
North of Capricorn
Based on the book by historian Henry Reynolds, North of Capricorn is a new documentary revealing a part of Australia like no other, north of the Tropic of Capricorn, and its unique multicultural history.
Song of the Exile 客途秋恨
An inter-generational story spanning three decades and crossing the borders of China, Britain, Macau, Hong Kong and Japan, in the aftermath of World War II.
Floating Life 浮生
Narrated from the perspective of each child in the family, this acclaimed film explores one Hong Kong Chinese family’s attempt to keep their family together in a very different place, to often hilarious, yet ultimately poignant effect.
The Trouble Shooters 顽主
Adapted from a novel by renowned Chinese writer Wang Shuo, The Troubleshooters is a comedy set in 1980s Beijing, about three friends who open a company specialising in fulfilling people’s dreams — even just for one day.
Lessons in Dissent 未夠秤
Lessons in Dissent follows highschool student Joshua Wong 黃之鋒 and his former classmate Ma Jai 馬雲褀, as they lead a massive protest against the proposed National Education curriculum for Hong Kong schools.
Black Cannon Incident 黑炮事件
The story of an absurd investigation when engineer Zhao is suspected of international espionage, Black Cannon Incident is a parody of 1950s-1970 spy movies; a rare black comedy satirizing the incompetence and paranoia of the bureaucracy.
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