A still from We Have Boots, the documentary film directed by Evans Chan that records Hong Kong’s political upheaval from 2014 to 2019. With the passage of the national security law for Hong Kong, he is unsure if his planned third film about protests in the city can still be made. A still from We Have Boots, the documentary film directed by Evans Chan that records Hong Kong’s political upheaval from 2014 to 2019. With the passage of the national security law for Hong Kong, he is unsure if his planned third film about protests in the city can still be made.
A still from We Have Boots, the documentary film directed by Evans Chan that records Hong Kong’s political upheaval from 2014 to 2019. With the passage of the national security law for Hong Kong, he is unsure if his planned third film about protests in the city can still be made.

Hong Kong, from angst to hope to agony – 30 years of filmmaking by Evans Chan

  • ‘We Have Boots shows Hong Kong in collective depression, just like the post-Tiananmen moment in 1989,’ says documentary-film maker Evans Chan
  • In between, he captured the hopes of Hongkongers in 1997. Now he’s doubtful his latest film will be seen in Hong Kong, and if he can finish a protest trilogy

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
A still from We Have Boots, the documentary film directed by Evans Chan that records Hong Kong’s political upheaval from 2014 to 2019. With the passage of the national security law for Hong Kong, he is unsure if his planned third film about protests in the city can still be made. A still from We Have Boots, the documentary film directed by Evans Chan that records Hong Kong’s political upheaval from 2014 to 2019. With the passage of the national security law for Hong Kong, he is unsure if his planned third film about protests in the city can still be made.
A still from We Have Boots, the documentary film directed by Evans Chan that records Hong Kong’s political upheaval from 2014 to 2019. With the passage of the national security law for Hong Kong, he is unsure if his planned third film about protests in the city can still be made.
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