Hong Kong Women Filmmakers

Blogger and Others

Blogger and Others

Blogger: Vivian Yan

https://vsmyanhk.wordpress.com/umbrella-movement/

Vivian Yan is a Fulbright scholar researching modern Hong Kong history at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include examining how social and ethnic diversity in Hong Kong affects political activism in pro-democracy campaigns, and how these affect notions of Hong Kong identity. A section of her blog documents in photos and prose her experiences during the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong in 2014.

 

 


 

Blog and short film: Hank Leukart

http://withoutbaggage.com/essays/occupy-hong-kong/

Caption: Umbrella Movement supporter Joey Chow talking to Leukart at the protest site, in Umbrella Dreams

Umbrella Movement supporter Joey Chow talking to Leukart at the protest site, in Umbrella Dreams

Umbrella Movement supporter Joey Chow talking to Leukart at the protest site, in Umbrella Dreams

This is a documentary film entitled Umbrella Dreams, filmed and posted with accompanying blog post by Hank Leukart, in which he interviews women and men at the protest site about their thoughts and feelings about the Umbrella Movement.

 


Articles:

48hrs – Umbrella Movement Protest in Hong Kong Spawns Short Films

Quartz – The Umbrella Movement marks a coming of age for Hong Kong’s “princess” generation

SCMP – When signing petitions is no longer enough

The New York Times – A Cinematic Context for Hong Kong’s Turmoil

明報 – 傘下的女聲遇女影 (Chinese only)

 


Postcast:

Cultural Studies podcast – Lisa Leung on the Hong Kong Democracy Movement (Audio material)

 


 Links:

Umbrella Through Lens: http://utl.mylife.hk/
– A film festival of social movement movies, organized by a group of students from the Department of Comparative Literature, HKU.

Political Literature Web Archive: https://archive-it.org/collections/5609
– Collection of digital content of global political movements, activism, political pamphlets, images, videos and social media. (Acknowledgements: Dan Tsang to help with compiling the websites)

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