Hong Kong Film Focus: Women in Film 聚焦香港電影: 大銀幕後的女性
Our Hong Kong Film Focus series looks at writing and storytelling in the ever-popular medium of film, and tonight’s event examines the expanding role of women filmmakers. We welcome upcoming filmmakers Sophia Shek and Nora Lam, along with Sonia Wong, founder of Reel Women HK, an independent film festival devoted to the promotion of female-created films and art works. They consider issues of representation, diversity, and opportunity in the Hong Kong film industry, and how technology is changing how films are made, with Dr. Sylvia J. Martin, of the University of Hong Kong, author of Haunted: An Ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong Media Industries. In ENGLISH, and available online 48 hours later with CHINESE subtitles.
Asia Society Miller Theatre
「 聚焦香港電影 」系列著眼於在一直流行的電影媒介中的寫作和敘事，今晚的活動將探討女性電影製作人日漸重要的角色。本場活動除邀請在即將上映的電影擔任製作人的石晶瑩和林子穎，黃鈺螢女士, 「 女影香港」的創辦人亦會參與其中。女影香港為致力於推動具女性觸覺的電影和藝術作品的香港獨立電影節。三位嘉賓將與香港大學社會學系Dr. Sylvia J. Martin教授探討香港電影業有關代表性、多樣性和機遇的議題，以及科技對電影製作形式的影響。節目以英語進行,中文字幕將於48小時後提供在線上觀看。
Featuring (click on author names to read more)
Sophia Shek loves a good script and exciting challenges.
A 2017 Comparative Literature/ French graduate from the University of Hong Kong, Nora Lam is the director of documentary Lost in the Fumes, the Film of Merit awarded by the Hong Kong Film Critics Society in 2017.
Based in Hong Kong, Sonia Wong now teaches gender and popular culture at the Gender Studies Programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Sylvia J. Martin received her PhD in Anthropology from UC Irvine and is an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong where she teaches in the Media, Culture, and Creative Cities in the Sociology MA program.