Director Mabel Cheung, vice chairperson of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. She sees “a lot of promising directors” with “a lot of new ideas” in Hong Kong today, and would be happy to help rebuild the Hong Kong film industry. Photo: Jonathan Wong Director Mabel Cheung, vice chairperson of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. She sees “a lot of promising directors” with “a lot of new ideas” in Hong Kong today, and would be happy to help rebuild the Hong Kong film industry. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Director Mabel Cheung, vice chairperson of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. She sees “a lot of promising directors” with “a lot of new ideas” in Hong Kong today, and would be happy to help rebuild the Hong Kong film industry. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Director Mabel Cheung on her hopes for Hong Kong’s film industry and the triads who helped her early career

  • Born into a poor family, Echoes of the Rainbow producer Mabel Cheung defied convention to attend the University of Hong Kong
  • While doing a masters in New York, she met her partner and spent time with gangsters

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Director Mabel Cheung, vice chairperson of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. She sees “a lot of promising directors” with “a lot of new ideas” in Hong Kong today, and would be happy to help rebuild the Hong Kong film industry. Photo: Jonathan Wong Director Mabel Cheung, vice chairperson of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. She sees “a lot of promising directors” with “a lot of new ideas” in Hong Kong today, and would be happy to help rebuild the Hong Kong film industry. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Director Mabel Cheung, vice chairperson of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. She sees “a lot of promising directors” with “a lot of new ideas” in Hong Kong today, and would be happy to help rebuild the Hong Kong film industry. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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