Open Category Finalist Showcase

Yuen Yeung

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.

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Finalist Showcase Programme 1: 4/3 (Thu) | 8pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | DCP | 119' | HK$ 80/64* | With after-screening discussion

Artist’s Statement

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.