Open Category Finalist

Chan Sheung-shing

Col / 24’49” / In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles
Ma works part time in a laundry shop called Angela. One night during the Umbrella Movement, Ma encounters Shum, a customer whose head is hurt in the protest. When Shum’s clothes are being washed, the two begin to understand each other’s world for the first time.
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Finalist Showcase: 11/3 (Sat) | 7pm | Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema | DCP | 126′ | HK$ 65/35* | With after-screening discussion
During the Umbrella Movement, young people invested their youth and bore the burden they are not responsible for, showing a great deal of noble sentiment. Meanwhile, those who were not engaged were often misjudged as politically indifferent. If we learn to observe people around, understand their situations and offer help, a better future is possible.