CPCH Webinar Series
Djembe in the 13 Streets
Winner of the Social Change Award at the Asian American Film Festival, 2020 in Philadelphia, USA
Date: 19 Nov 2021 (Friday)
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Winner of the Gold Remi award in Documentary Shorts at the 51st Worldfest in Houston, USA and the Official selection, Documentaries of the World at the 42nd Montreal World Film Festival, Canada
Date: 26 Nov 2021 (Friday)
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Director and Moderator: Brian Hung and Indie Chung
Both these award-winning short films explore the relationship between the local Chinese and other ethnic groups living in Hong Kong. Walled Village tells the story of an university professor Isabella Ng and Tariq Mehmood, a Pakistani asylum-seeker who co-founded a society with other asylum-seekers and Hong Kong students to support the needs of the asylum-seekers and refugees in Hong Kong. Djembe in the 13 Streets (2019) explores the relationship between the growing African population in Hong Kong and the local Chinese.
These events are part of the event series Otherness and Belonging in Hong Kong.
Dr Brian Hung graduated from the School of Film and Television of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and received a Master’s Degree in Studio Art: Art in Media from New York University. He is the recipient of Jack Goodman Scholarship from NYU. He also has an EdD from The Education University of Hong Kong. Dr Hung’s creative outputs are focused on documentaries, short films and stories. His works have been selected by various international film festivals and exhibitions around the world, including Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United States.
Indie Chung is a multi-visual educator and a trainer. A trained psychologist from HKU and Oxford, he has been working in different businesses and writing columns ranging in subjects from Arts to empowered skills training.