Leung Ming-kai, Kate Reilly
Col/ 26'03"/ In Cantonese and English with Chinese and English subtitles
A local economics teacher and a "native English-speaking teacher" from the United States spend one school year crisscrossing Hong Kong. As they say goodbye, they recall connecting and disconnecting over after-school snacks.
Yuen Yeung is a Hong Kong drink that combines tea and coffee. This fusion of East and West has a delightful taste and a complicated history. In 2014, Yuen Yeung was declared part of Hong Kong´s intangible cultural heritage. Now, we struggle to explain Yuen Yeung to outsiders and ourselves.