A still from Weeds on Fire, a 2016 movie about the real-life travails of the Shatin Martins baseball team, directed by Steve Chan. Photo: Golden Scene

Why some sports films are more about propaganda than athletic prowess

  • Movies about sporting events and sports stars have frequently been used to stir national pride
  • But certain filmmakers have ignored the brief to present a true picture of the personal angle
Topic |   Chinese language cinema
A still from Weeds on Fire, a 2016 movie about the real-life travails of the Shatin Martins baseball team, directed by Steve Chan. Photo: Golden Scene
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