Program

Suet-sin's Sisters

Yau Ching 1999 Hong Kong color 8min Cantonese DCP
This is an unprecedented documentary of the oral history of lesbian life in Hong Kong. It seeks to interweave the life stories. jokes family and social struggles of lesbians from two generations with allusions to a tradition of lesbian icons in Hong Kong popular culture.

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Yau Ching

Yau Ching was born in Hong Kong in 1966, studied Comparative Literature and Philosophy in Hong Kong, film and media arts in New York and London. A granduate of the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, she is currently living and working in Hong Kong as a filmmaker, multimedia installation artist, writer and educator. Her short films and videos have been awarded at the festivals worldwide including Image Forum in Japan, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards.Ho Yuk is her feature debut. Her books include:stripping Pants and Skirts (Hong Kong: Ching Hung Ching Publishing , 1999), Building a New Stove(Hong Kong:Ching Mun Press, 1996), and The Impossible Home(Hong Kong:Ching Mun Press, 2000). Currently she is Assistant Professor at the School of Design of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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