Animation Category Finalist Showcase


melancholy (Hong Kong)

Col / 4’58” / In English with Chinese and English subtitles

Nyala, a kind of antelope that lives in South Africa, enters the world of humans one day and soon becomes accustomed to urban life. Later, when the nyala returns to his birthplace, he plans to tell the other nyalas not to become humans, but is shocked to discover that he has lost the ability to communicate with them.

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Finalist Showcase: 6/3 (Sun) | 4:30pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | DCP | 79' | HK$ 80/64* | With post-screening discussion

Artist Biography

melancholy is a Hong Kong visual artist. His artistic style uses dense lines that turn weird emotions into unique elements, portraying the deep feelings in the hearts of vulnerable people.