Event
[Screening] Independently Yours - Taking back the Legislature & Inside the Red Brick Wall
September 21 2020 at 7:45PM - September 22 2020 at 10:00PM
Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Hong Kong Arts Centre is dedicated to cultivating the audience of and fostering the development of Hong Kong indie movies.  “Independently Yours”, 20 years after it was first presented by the HKAC, returns as a recurrent screening programme in the HKAC Cinema.
 
Screening Schedule
21/9 (Mon) 7:45pm Taking back the Legislature & Inside the Red Brick Wall*
22/9 (Tue) 7:45pm Taking back the Legislature & Inside the Red Brick Wall*
*with after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese).

To prevent Novel Coronavirus, the following measures will be implemented for all Independently Yours screenings :
- All audience must wear face masks
- Cinema staff have the right to deny the admission of any person with a temperature higher than 37.5°C or without wearing face masks
 
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Taking back the Legislature & Inside the Red Brick Wall
21/9 (Mon) 7:45pm*
22/9 (Tue) 7:45pm*
*with after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese).

Taking back the Legislature
Directors: Hong Kong Documentary Filmmakers
Hong Kong | 2019 | TBC | In Cantonese, Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles | HD | Colour

After a night of planning and mourning, a storm is brewing at the early hours of July 1, 2019. Taking back the Legislature primarily focuses on a group of protesters putting their lives on the lines and dedicated documentary filmmakers. In face of the absurdity of the government’s indoor flag ceremony, protesters question the usefulness of peaceful protest and hope to storm the Legislative Council Complex as a last ditch effort to ignite change in the movement. As they confront pro-democracy councilors outside the complex, their pent-up anger and despair explode. Due to the police’s decision to leave the building defenceless, the group successfully takes back the Legislative Council Complex momentarily and reads out their declaration. Though history has warned of futility in occupied space, violent street clashes continue deep into the night even after the group has retreated. The combat mentality has already taken root in the people’s heart and they shall not give up anymore.

Inside the Red Brick Wall
Directors: Hong Kong Documentary Filmmakers
Hong Kong | 2019 | TBC | In Cantonese, Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles | HD | Colour

The Anti-ELAB movement comes to a most horrifying peak in mid-November at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. When protesters call for a citywide strike and road blockage, police chooses to disperse the protesters who were blocking the Cross-Harbor Tunnel. Many of the protesters retreat to the Polytechnic University while police completely puts the school in a lockdown by completely surrounding the area. Anxious citizens want to help but can barely go near the campus. Meanwhile, within those red brick walls, the camera captures a campus shrouded in darkness and horror. Besides trying to leave or hide, the only thing they can do is wait. Like all of Hong Kong living under a totalitarian regime, how could the trapped ones, the protesters and Hong Kongers come out alive?

Tickets are now available at PUTYOURSELF.in

Ticket price: $80 / 64*
*20% off discount for full-time students and senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder and CLUB YEC members. Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission. For CLUB YEC members are required to present Club YEC membership cards upon admission.
*20% off for each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets.

For admission, audience must present the QR code (either in electric or printed version) shown on the PUTYOURSELF.in e-ticket at the venue.
Ticketing enquiry: look@putyourself.in (Office hour: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm)
Programme enquiry: 2582 0248 

Co-Presenters: Hong Kong Arts Centre, Ying E Chi
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