In Cantonese with Chi & Eng sub
Set in Hong Kong, Eya is a shy teen who takes writing as a way to escape alienation, bullying and loneliness. On the school fun day Eya remains silent in the interview, but she is not the only one who finds life is too hard to bear. Everything changed that morning.
2019 Best Screenplay, La Cabina Valencia IFF
2019 Jury Special Mention, Beijing ISFF
2019 Short Film Competition, FIRST IFF
In Burmese with Chi & Eng sub
Hong Kong Premiere
Su Su Myat and her brother are two child soldiers in Myanmar. As they fail to desert during their first mission, Su Su Myat is forced to either kill her brother or die alongside him. Based on actual events, In This Land We’re Briefly Ghosts captures the despair in the war zone with remarkable cinematography.
2020 Best Short Film, Taipei Film Awards
2020 Golden Awards, Women Make Waves Taiwan Competition
2020 Nominated for Best Live Action Short Film, Golden Horse Awards
In Putonghua with Chi & Eng sub
Hong Kong Premiere
A young worker falls in love with his colleague, yet the shutdown of the factory puts a halt on romance. When night falls on the decaying factory city, he discovers the cruel truth about her. As one cannot step into the same river twice, he can only slowly drift in the inevitable stream of life.
2020 South Taiwan FF
2020 Cannes Directors’ Fortnight
In Mandarin with Eng sub
Hong Kong Premiere
Xun, a Chinese migrant worker, falls in love with Chong, a Malaysian colleague at her warehouse job. Their relationship is like an endless dance of two jellyfish in the ocean, making ends meet with no end in sight. Until one day, Xun announces she is pregnant, which is a deportable offense, and the fates of Xun and Chong are altered forever.
2020 Best Singapore Short Film, Singapore IFF
2020 Best ASEAN Short Film, Bangkok ASEAN FF
2019 Cinema of Tomorrow Competition, Cairo IFF
That Morning Director
WONG Wai Nap was born in 1986 in Hong Kong. He is a film director, cinematographer and editor. He graduated from School of Creative Media at City University of Hong Kong, and later participated in Golden Horse Film Academy as director. His works including Distance (2008), Be With You (2009), The Sea Within (2014) and That Morning (2018), which were screened and awarded at numerous film festivals worldwide.
In This Land We’re Briefly Ghosts Director
LO Chen-Wen is a Taiwan-born writer/director based in New York City, she holds an MA in Cinema Studies from NYU and an MFA in Directing from AFI Conservatory. Her short films have screened at festivals worldwide. Her latest short In This Land We’re Briefly Ghosts won the Best Short Film at Taipei Film Awards and received a nomination at Golden Horse Awards.
All the Things Belong to the River Director
FANG Liang was born in 1991 in China. He is a writer and director, graduated from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Film Production and Filmmaking) and Golden Horse Film Academy. His first feature film was selected for FIRST IFF and was nominated for the Best Director. His second feature project Lover and Beasts was selected and awarded in several project markets in China.
Here is Not There Director
Nelson YEO, a Singaporean filmmaker. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Filmmaking from Nanyang Technological University in 2011. He participated in Talents Tokyo (2014), NAFF Fantastic Film School (2015) and Locarno Filmmakers Academy (2018). He is currently working on his debut feature film The Drought, which was selected to participate in SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab 2017.
KWOK Zune was born in 1985 in Hong Kong. He has worked as an independent film director since graduated from local film school in 2009. His films are grounded with actualities and real characters, which received various awards in local and international competitions, including A Day in a Life (2008), Homecoming (2009), Downstream (2012), Ten Years (feature film, 2015), and Night is Young (2020).