As part of our LGBTQ programme Cinema Comrade, the festival this year welcomes noted Hong Kong queer filmmaker Kit Hung, known for challenging gay representations and stereotypes.
Kit Hung will be presenting a special screening of his award-winning Soundless Wind Chime followed by a discussion about his career and influences.
About Kit Hung
Kit Hung graduated with an M.F.A. from the Department of Film, Video and New Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lecturer of the Academy of film, Hong Kong Baptist University, his films have won numerous international awards and were screened at over 120 international film festivals. His debut feature Soundless Wind Chime was nominated for the Teddy Award at the Berlin International Film Festival, released in more than 16 countries in 6 languages. He is currently a research student in the department of Media and Communication in the Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK.