Hong Kong Film Awards Association chairman Derek Yee (left) announcing that ‘Ten Years’ won the Best Film award, a decision criticised by Media Asia chairman Peter Lam (right). Photo: AP, Edmond So

‘Politics has kidnapped filmmaking’: Media Asia head Peter Lam slams Ten Years’ win at Hong Kong Film Awards

Local film company boss says controversial hit does not possess qualities of a top film, but democratic lawmakers offer praise – while another legislator says he simply found it ‘boring’

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Hong Kong Film Awards Association chairman Derek Yee (left) announcing that ‘Ten Years’ won the Best Film award, a decision criticised by Media Asia chairman Peter Lam (right). Photo: AP, Edmond So
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