A still from the film Suk Suk, released in 2019, which chronicles the twilight affair of two closeted family men. Hong Kong is blessed with cinematic talents, and the government must offer more avenues for their work to shine. Photo: Handout A still from the film Suk Suk, released in 2019, which chronicles the twilight affair of two closeted family men. Hong Kong is blessed with cinematic talents, and the government must offer more avenues for their work to shine. Photo: Handout
A still from the film Suk Suk, released in 2019, which chronicles the twilight affair of two closeted family men. Hong Kong is blessed with cinematic talents, and the government must offer more avenues for their work to shine. Photo: Handout
Helen So
Opinion

Opinion

Helen So and Yolanda Lam

For Hong Kong’s film industry to thrive, it must embrace the digital like India and the US have

  • Hong Kong government policies supporting the film industry are mired in nostalgia for the 1980s, even as film industries elsewhere zoom into a digital future

A still from the film Suk Suk, released in 2019, which chronicles the twilight affair of two closeted family men. Hong Kong is blessed with cinematic talents, and the government must offer more avenues for their work to shine. Photo: Handout A still from the film Suk Suk, released in 2019, which chronicles the twilight affair of two closeted family men. Hong Kong is blessed with cinematic talents, and the government must offer more avenues for their work to shine. Photo: Handout
A still from the film Suk Suk, released in 2019, which chronicles the twilight affair of two closeted family men. Hong Kong is blessed with cinematic talents, and the government must offer more avenues for their work to shine. Photo: Handout
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Helen So

Helen So

Helen So, an avid arts advocate, is a member of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development, and the Museum Advisory Committee. She holds a masters degree in musicology and ethnomusicology from the University of Oxford, and is a cellist.

Yolanda Lam

Yolanda Lam

Yolanda Lam is a recent graduate of the University of Cambridge, where she studied Education with English and Drama. As a lover of theatre and film, she firmly believes in the value of arts education. When feeling lost in life, she likes to dive into The Alchemist.