Hong Kong


Martial arts master Ip Man reigns large in film

 •  September 21

HONG KONG — There is a scene near the beginning of Wong Kar Wai's "The Grandmaster" in which the main character, the martial arts expert Ip Man,...

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In Hong Kong, Cantonese opera takes pride of place

 •  April 13

HONG KONG — Strung up in the Sunbeam Theatre in a gritty working-class part of this city are posters showing Cantonese opera singers, their red...

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Hong Kong film industry changes focus to mainland

 •  April 6

HONG KONG — When Mabel Cheung, one of this city's leading directors, shot her historical-political drama "The Soong Sisters" in China in the...

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Hong Kong Film Festival: Capturing the ambiance of Taipei in ‘Together’

 •  March 25

HONG KONG — Ang Lee, Taiwan’s most famous director, brought new respect to his homeland with the artistic achievement created there in his...

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Hong Kong Film Festival: A film that deals with memory (and Macau)

 •  March 20

HONG KONG -- There is a moment in “The Last Time I Saw Macau” -- which plays Wednesday at the Hong Kong International Film Festival and is being...

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Where no cars go

 •  March 8

Houses cluster around snaking streets that stretch up hills on Lamma Island, a small enclave in Hong Kong characterised by overgrown jungle and...

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