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The Hong Kong On Screen Podcast is a podcast about Hong Kong cinema, hosted by HongKongers. It is brought to you by Hong Kong On Screen, a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles that aims to preserve and promote Hong Kong culture, especially Hong Kong cinema.

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The Hong Kong On Screen Podcast is a podcast about Hong Kong cinema, hosted by HongKongers. It is brought to you by Hong Kong On Screen, a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles that aims to preserve and promote Hong Kong culture, especially Hong Kong cinema.

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    Ep. 16: Interview with Hong Kong Film Music Composer Anthony Chue [English]

    Ep. 16: Interview with Hong Kong Film Music Composer Anthony Chue [English]

    Interview with film music composer Anthony Chue (褚鎮東). We chatted about the opportunities and industry practices for film music composition in Hong Kong, followed by some more in-depth discussion of Chue's style in the movies Divergence 三岔口 (2005, dir. Benny Chan) and All About Love 得閒炒飯 (2010, dir. Ann Hui). He also discussed how working in films influenced his work in Cantopop.

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    Ep. 15: Ten Years with Prof. Joseph Lee [English]

    Ep. 15: Ten Years with Prof. Joseph Lee [English]

    With special guest Prof. Joseph Lee, we put on a spirited defense of the seminal anthology film Ten Years, in terms of its artistic merit, political themes, and widespread legacy.

    The shorts:
    Extras〈浮瓜〉
    Season of the End〈冬禪〉
    Dialect〈方言〉
    Self-Immolator〈自焚者〉
    Local Egg〈本地蛋〉

    The Ten Years films:
    Ten Years
    Ten Years Thailand
    Ten Years Japan
    Ten Years Taiwan

    Other films mentioned:
    Port of Call《踏血尋梅》
    Good Take!
    Septet: the Story of Hong Kong《七人樂隊》
    She Remembers, He Forgets《哪一天我們會飛》
    Schindler’s List
    The Dark Knight
    Warriors of Future《明日戰記》
    Plan 75
    Beyond the Dream《幻愛》
    Revolution of Our Times《時代革命》
    Far Far Away《緣路山旮旯》
    Hong Kong Connection《鏗鏘集》
    Center Stage《阮玲玉》
    Parasite
    Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower
    Lost in the Fumes《地厚天高》
    Blue Island《憂鬱之島》

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    • 43 min
    Ep. 14: Distributing Hong Kong Protest Films in the U.S. [English]

    Ep. 14: Distributing Hong Kong Protest Films in the U.S. [English]

    We continue our discussion of the landmark documentary Revolution of Our Times with a team member behind its U.S. distribution, Anna Kwok from the Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC). We share lessons learned behind the film’s successful global simulcast and failed Oscar campaign, and talk about cinema’s role in building diaspora and healing collective trauma.

    Movies mentioned:
    Revolution of Our Times《時代革命》
    Ten Years《十年》
    Inside the Red Brick Wall《理大圍城》
    Taking Back the Legislature《佔領立法會》
    Blue Island《憂鬱之島》
    Table for Six《飯戲攻心》

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    • 49 min
    Ep. 13 Kiwi Chow and His Movies (II) [Cantonese]

    Ep. 13 Kiwi Chow and His Movies (II) [Cantonese]

    Continued the talk with director Kiwi Chow (周冠威)! We focus on the structure of his documentary REVOLUTION OF OUR TIME (時代革命) and the production condition of independent Hong Kong cinema.

    Movies mentioned in this episode: https://letterboxd.com/hkonscreen/list/move-mentioned-episode-12-13/

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    The Hong Kong On Screen Podcast is a podcast about Hong Kong Cinema. The HKOS Podcast is hosted by Hong Kongers. You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also email us at info@hkonscreen.org.

    Support the show: https://www.hkonscreen.org/giving


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    • 38 min
    Ep. 12 Kiwi Chow and His Movies (I) [Cantonese]

    Ep. 12 Kiwi Chow and His Movies (I) [Cantonese]

    New interview with director Kiwi Chow (周冠威)! We discuss his documentary REVOLUTION OF OUR TIME (時代革命) in depth, bringing attention to Chow’s creative urgency and strategy in making the film, as well as the relation between the documentary and Chow’s earlier piece, THE SELF-IMMOLATOR (自焚者) in TEN YEARS (十年).

    Movies mentioned in this episode: https://letterboxd.com/hkonscreen/list/move-mentioned-episode-12-13/
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    The Hong Kong On Screen Podcast is a podcast about Hong Kong Cinema. The HKOS Podcast is hosted by Hong Kongers. You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also email us at info@hkonscreen.org.

    Support the show: https://www.hkonscreen.org/giving


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    • 35 min
    Ep. 11: SDAFF with Brian Hu [English]

    Ep. 11: SDAFF with Brian Hu [English]

    In this special episode with our guest Brian Hu, the Artistic Director of the San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) (https://sdaff.org/2022/), we talk about the selections of Hong Kong films in the 23rd edition of the SDAFF and the legendary moment of the screening of Hong Kong films in SDAFF. Listen to his podcast on Asian American film history "Saturday School" (https://soundcloud.com/saturdayschoolpodcast).

    This year's SDAFF will start on Nov 3. The Hong Kong Club and Hongkongers in San Diego are the co-presenters of the following films:
    Detective vs. Sleuths 神探大戰Mama's Affair阿媽有左第二個The Narrow Road窄路微塵Septet: The Story of Hong Kong 七人樂隊Blue Island 憂鬱之島
    Receive $2 off per ticket on these five films with the promo code - HK2022. 

    Movies Mentioned:
    Inside the Red Brick Wall 《理大圍城》
    Septet: The Story of Hong Kong 《神探大戰》
    Detective vs. Sleuths 《阿媽有左第二個》
    Mama's Affair 《窄路微塵》
    The Narrow Road 《七人樂隊》
    Blue Island 《憂鬱之島》
    The Heroic Trio 《東方三俠》
    Executioners 《現代豪俠傳》

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    The Hong Kong On Screen Podcast is a podcast about Hong Kong Cinema. The HKOS Podcast is hosted by Hong Kongers. You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also email us at info@hkonscreen.org.

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    • 42 min

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