Animation Category Finalist
Resettlement Memory

Lee Kwok-wai

Col / 6'37"/ In Cantonese with English subtitles
A fire in the 1950s destroyed the entire cottage area. In the seven-storey government resettlement block for the victims, it is not uncommon for a family of five to live together in a mere 200 square feet flat. Accustomed to quantifying income, population, and land supply, how should we quantify the process whereby a flat transforms into a home?
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Finalist Showcase: 16/3 (Thu) | 7:30pm | Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | DCP | 47’ | HK$ 65/35* | With after-screening discussion
A few decades have gone by and the children who grew up in settlement areas like me are already adults now. It seems that our living condition has improved. However, what we are facing now is the skyrocketing housing expense caused by excessive housing reserve. What exactly constitutes a perfect home?