John Sham mobilised support for Beijing students during the 1989 pro-democracy movement, and was barred from mainland China for 15 years as a result. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong filmmaker: Communist Party ‘must face history honestly’ when it comes to Tiananmen Square crackdown

  • John Sham was barred from mainland for 15 years but is now free to make movies and runs Dadi Cinema chain
  • He believes it was a ‘serious mistake’ to open fire on protesters and calls students motives ‘noble’
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown
John Sham mobilised support for Beijing students during the 1989 pro-democracy movement, and was barred from mainland China for 15 years as a result. Photo: Dickson Lee
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