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Hong Kong Films

Film critics take us from cringeing to clowning around

Film critics Ivy Lam and James Marsh are on a mission to bring alternative cinema to Hong Kong's moviegoers. Two months ago, they screened Troll 2 - unanimously dubbed the worst film ever made - at the Wan Chai Arts Centre.

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 12:00am

Activists appeal against sentence over protest

Two activists of the League of Social Democrats yesterday appealed against their convictions and sentence for disorderly behaviour over a rowdy protest in April last year.

Chow Nok-hang, 27, and Wong Hin-wai, 23, challenged their two-week jail terms - handed down in January - for interrupting a speech by former transport chief Eva Cheng to oppose an MTR fare increase.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pair launch legal bids to unseat C.Y. Leung over 'lies'

Lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung and Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan are making separate legal bids to unseat Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, accusing him of lying about illegal structures at his home.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

What they said

Quotes from Leung Chun-ying's new team

On mainland dissident Li Wangyang

His death is suspicious. The truth has to be found out. I am not an expert and I'm not clear whether he committed suicide

Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, transport and housing minister

On June 4 Tiananmen crackdown

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Error of judgment blamed for reporter's detention

A police inspector's error of judgment led to a reporter being hauled away after firing a question at President Hu Jintao about the Tiananmen crackdown, the police force said yesterday.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK's new leaders to 'listen humbly'

The protests and questioning of Leung Chun-ying's integrity continued on his second day in office yesterday as the chief executive and his cabinet members vowed to 'listen humbly' to the public's demands.

3 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Student designers breaking all the rules

Name: Ryan Tse Cheuk-shing Collection: Denature skin

Tse's project was inspired by news stories about the buying and selling of human organs on the black market in China - he was interested in the fact that people had placed a monetary value on human parts.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pomp and protest for Leung

President Hu Jintao set out four specific expectations for Leung Chun-ying on the new chief executive's first day in office - as tens of thousands of Hongkongers joined the city's biggest protest march in years.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Wave of the future

Surveying the list of Hong Kong filmmakers appearing in the Paris Cinema International Film Festival's 'Hong Kong In Focus' programme - during which 80 films made in the past six decades will be shown - one is inevitably drawn to the veterans who have received international acclaim throughout the years.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Poor Mother

Today, Ha Chun-chau is best known as actress Sandra Ng Kwan-yue's funny, cuddly father - an endearing personality set further in stone every time the veteran actor, now 80, appears in yet another festive comedy as the Lunar New Year holidays come around.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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