Lo, Connie

Connie Lo is a documentary filmmaker. She has worked in different media groups including the TV Division of Radio Television Hong Kong, the News and Public Affairs Department of Asia Television Limited, Fairchild TV in Canada and the News and Public Affairs Department of Television Broadcasts Limited. In 2012, She founded the Studio for Public Humanities Limited.

Her controversial film Vanished Archives documents the history of 1967 Riots,  an event that had profound impact on Hong Kong.  Lo and her team spent four years interviewing people who had been involved in the Riots, including union leaders, students and those who witnessed the happenings of the event. Vanished Archives is an important account of history, and it has inspired heated debates and reflections on Hong Kong’s historical past.

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Interview on Vanished Archives  

SCMP Education Post – Documentary director’s struggle to find footage of Hong Kong’s 1967 riots exposes problems with archives