Premiere of Lingnan Film Project 5.0
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Lingnan University’s Re-establishment in Hong Kong, the Department of Visual Studies has engaged five renowned local film directors including Dr Johnnie TO, Ms Mary STEPHEN, Mr POON Hang-Sang, Mr Adam WONG and Ms LAI Yan-Chi to develop the Lingnan Film 5.0. Premiere of the Lingnan Film 5.0, held on 20 June at the MCL Festival Grand Cinema, Festival Walk, was well attended by staff, students, alumni and friends of the University.
With the help from teachers and students of the Department of Visual Studies, creative consultant of the project and Honorary Fellow of the University Dr To gathered a collection of audio-visual materials with the theme “liberal arts”, from which he edited a short film We Have the Fortune to Choose, Still... to showcase the liberal arts spirit of Lingnan.
Short films produced by the other four renowned local film directors Ms Mary Stephen, Mr Poon Hang-Sang, Mr Adam Wong and Ms Lai Yan-Chi are The Memory of Water, Green Dust, Bitter Sweet and The Bench respectively. These four short films carry their distinctive styles and showcase Hong Kong’s unique stories and core values.
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