[FoME] Wtrlt: Documentation Film on Hong Kong - screening opportunity?

Sofie Jannusch Sofie.Jannusch at CAMECO.ORG
Di Dez 1 19:14:37 CET 2020

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, 
ich habe grad diese Anfrage erhalten, die ich mal weiterleite an alle
BERLINER auf der Liste :)
Viele Grüße
Sofie (fome Koordinatorin)

>>> Agnes Tam <agnust at hotmail.com> 30.11.2020 12:26 >>>
Hi Sofie,

this is Agnes Tam, Hongkonger based in Berlin. I was pointed to
https://fome.info/ by a journalist friend and send over my enquiry.


As you must be aware, the protest movement in Hong Kong since 2019
reveals how freedom of expression is suppressed, among other human right
violations.  Confrontation between civilians and the state-security (the
HK police force) reached its tensest moment in the “siege of Poly U” in
Nov 2019.  Protesters and students were circled in on the campus, first
aiders were arrested and prevented from rendering medical aid to the

It is only one incident of state violence against civilians and on
massive scale. The reporters of the online news platform “CitizenNews”
on the ground have compiled their first hand visual records to
reconstruct the days of horror. The work is entitled “SavePolyU”,
zooming into the emotions and confusions among the trapped and those who
preserve and lose hopes. The documentation is being screened in
community setting in Hong Kong.  

Trailer: https://www.facebook.com/hkcnews/videos/746433589548483

I have also the wish to bring the film to screen in Berlin, subject to
clearance with the news platform, among journalist and also bigger
communities, so to update their information on the human right violation
in Hong Kong.  The issue is not an ideological question but that of


I would be grateful for any pointer regarding possibility to organize
screenings - private small groups or maybe online with restricted
access, that is intended to facilitate discussion with the journalists
behind the film or with activists who can share in-depth view on the

Please let me know if you would need further information in this
regard. Thank you in advance for your advice! 

warm regards
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