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Film Show : Hiroshima 28

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M03h | Film Show : Hiroshima 28 (Completed)

Film Show
Film is not only a kind of entertainment but also a form of art. The Hong Kong Film Archive introduces ten films particularly to students, including inspiring local animations, feature films reflecting the society, and movies adapted from literary classics that echo secondary school curriculum; complemented with worksheets, students will get to know more about the unique contribution of film to popular culture.


Director / Scriptwriter: Patrick Lung Kong
Scriptwriter: Pansy Mang Kwan
Cast: Josephine Siao Fong-fong, Charlie Chin Hsiang-lin, Chiao Chiao, Kwan Shan
Production: Eng Wah & Co.
1974 / Drama / Colour / Mandarin / Chi & Eng subtitles / 94 minutes
(followed by a post-screening talk and teaching materials will be provided)

The atomic bomb dropped on the city of Hiroshima and left devastation that was felt for decades. Director Patrick Lung Kong explores its aftermath with this sobering drama. After learning that her father is a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing, a Japanese woman (Josephine Siao), becomes an activist to raise awareness about the effects carried over to a new generation that had nothing to do with the war. Filmed on location in Hiroshima - the film opens with a montage of the cast at an event commemorating the 28th anniversary of the bombing - Hiroshima 28 is a powerful anti-war drama with a poignant universal message.

Remarks: Post-screening talk will be conducted in Cantonese

4.11.2021 (Thu)
Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
2:30pm - 4:15pm
S.1 - S.6 students
Ticket price
$11 (Students, Teachers)
1 hour 45 minutes
Capacity per performance
125(Minimum no. of participants per school is 40. A minimum charge of admission fee for 40 participants will be applied in the event of less than 40 participants.)