Bringing together film and video from China and Hong Kong that explores displacement, migration and memory, Both Sides Now 3: Final Frontiers explores developments within the culture and society of Hong Kong and China over several decades.

Including work from some of the countries’ most exciting film and video based artists and reflects on the ongoing dynamics of their culture and that of the UK.

The programme includes the following work:

  • Oranges on the Ground, Doreen CHAN, 2016, 3’43”, HDV
  • Boyfriend, Jennifer CHAN, 2014, 6’28”, HDV
  • Film2 HK1995, Dorotea ETZLER, 1997, 5’35”, HDV
  • H_CNY: Happy Chinese New Year!, Tiffany FUNG, 2016, 1’56”, HDV
  • Abandoned refugee prison – “The Rock”, HK Urbex, 2015, 4’22”, HDV
  • A love story: between the strait, Chun-yu LIU (Clare), 2015, 6’05”, HDV
  • Trailers, Susan Pui San LOK, 2015, 4’00”, HDV
  • And Counting, Art JONES, 2011, 11’59”, HDV
  • Portrait of the artist as a cultural worker, Zoran POPOSKI, 2010, 19’47”, DV
  • As you sweep the room imagine that the broom is someone that you love, or Sport, Ka-Man TSE, 2010, 3’17”, HDV
  • Dark River, Chi Jang YIN, 2010, 6’05”, DV
  • Lepus, WANG Yue, 2015, 4’57”, HDV

The UK Final Frontiers moving image programme has been curated by Videotage (Hong Kong), exposing some of the best filmmaking emerging from China, Hong Kong and beyond.

Catch the full programme at Phoenix Cinema and Arts Centre on the 7th December.

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Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Great Central, John has been actively involved in Leicester’s creative community for over a decade – promoting shows and releasing records under the name Robot Needs Home. He is a director of Handmade Festival, and ex member of the band Maybeshewill.

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