Short Film: DEAR HONG KONG, 19min., Hong Kong, Documentary

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Dear Hong Kong is a film about the separation between people caused by cultural differences in Hong Kong, mainland China, the East and the West. The film shows the opposite views of two friends of the director: one who was born in Hong Kong and chose to leave, and another who was born in mainland China and is trying to build a life in Hong Kong. It looks at people who reflect on their relationship with Hong Kong, how they’ve been affected by the city, as well as their thoughts about identity and the meaning of home.

Director Biography – Katusha Jin

Katusha Jin is a director, writer, and producer from the U.K. Although primarily known for her film work, she has also worked in the theatre and editorial scenes. Katusha grew up in a trilingual and multicultural environment, which cultivated her interest in collaborations between artists of diverse backgrounds. In her spare time, she participates in art exhibitions, produces music, and conducts research on the effects of cultural identity, parenting, and education on mental health.

Director Statement

Dear Hong Kong is a film about the separation between people caused by cultural differences in Hong Kong, mainland China, the East and the West. The film shows the opposite views of two of my friends: one who was born in Hong Kong and chose to leave, and another who was born in mainland China and is trying to build a life in Hong Kong. This documentary is a look at our complex relationships with the city, as well as our thoughts about identity and the meaning of home.

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