NEW ACTION EXPRESS Short Film Highlights
8/3 (Sun) | 3pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | Hong Kong | DCP | 138’ | Free Admission | With after-screening discussion

I Come Empty-Handed

Yim Sheung-man

2019 | Drama | Col | 27’ 43” | In Indian, English and Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles

Special Mention, 13th Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival


Talented boxer Rocky is forced to quit boxing for being an asylum seeker. He starts a new life as his coach tries to build him a career and life while staying afloat in Hong Kong. Helping with moving and volunteer work, he gets to know other tenants like Raja and Bitto and hears about their life stories. He realises that they have nothing left but he still has boxing - and that calling has never stopped.

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