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By Ian Aitken,Michael Ingham

Does Hong Kong have an important culture of documentary film-making?

Until lately, many movie students believed no longer. but, whilst Ian Aitken and Michael Ingham challenged this assumption, they found a wealthy cinematic culture courting again to the 1890s.

Under-researched and infrequently forgotten, documentary film-making in Hong Kong incorporates a thriving self sufficient documentary movie move, a wide archive of documentaries made via the colonial movie devices, and a few vintage British legit motion pictures. Case stories from all 4 different types are tested during this booklet, together with The conflict of Shanghai, the ocean and the Sky, emerging sunlight and The Hong Kong Case. In-depth dialogue and research of newer Hong Kong self reliant documentaries makes a speciality of works similar to Cheung King-wai's KJ: song and Life and movies by means of Tammy Cheung and Evans Chan.

With a selected emphasis on how those movies handle the historico-political measurement in their time, Hong Kong Documentary movie introduces scholars and students in movie reports to this attention-grabbing and principally unexplored cinematic tradition.

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