Courtney Wu, Peter Chan Bei-Dak, Wang Hongwei, Leung Kin-Ping, Catherine Chau, Ng Siu-Hin, Yau Hok-Sau, Liu Kai-Chi, Paco Wong Hing-Nam
Jevons Au Man-Kit, Kiwi Chow, Zune Kwok, Wong Fei-Pang, Ng Ka-Leung
Five thought-provoking shorts imagine what Hong Kong will be like ten years from now. In Extras, two genial low-level gangsters are hired to stage an attack, but they’re mere sacrificial lambs in a political conspiracy. Rebels strive to preserve destroyed homes and objects as specimens in the mesmerizing Season of the End. In Dialect, a taxi driver struggles to adjust after Putonghua displaces Cantonese as Hong Kong’s only official language. Following the death of a leading independence activist, an act of self-immolation outside the British consulate triggers questions and protests in the searing yet moving Self-Immolator. In Local Egg, a grocery shop owner worries about his son’s youth guard activities and where to buy eggs after Hong Kong’s last chicken farm closes down.