The Hong Kong Documentary Initiative kicked off its annual Dialogue with Filmmakers series with legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog on 21 March. Mr. Herzog answered questions from a full house at the Chong Yuet Ming Cultural Centre and from an audience in Taipei. The event was presented in collaboration with the Hong Kong International Film Festival and Goethe-Institut Hongkong, with the live broadcast made possible by Initium Media. Watch the whole event here.

 

Photography by Foon Lee.

9 April 2018

Dialogue with Werner Herzog

The Hong Kong Documentary Initiative kicked off its annual Dialogue with Filmmakers series with legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog on 21 March. Mr. Herzog answered questions from a full house at the Chong Yuet Ming Cultural Centre […]
9 April 2018

JMSC directors meet alumni in Beijing and Shanghai

JMSC director Keith Richburg and Kevin Sites, director of the Master of Journalism programme, caught up with our alumni in Beijing and Shanghai, respectively, while there to interview candidates for the 2018-2019 class. They also […]
9 April 2018

Weiboscope in the news

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14 March 2018

JMSC to host workshop at first international infographics event in Hong Kong

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14 March 2018

Research into information disorder in Asia

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14 February 2018

AFP hosts talk on evolving ethical concerns for journalists today

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9 February 2018

HK Transparency Report publishes latest findings

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“Women Make Docs” symposium

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