Join us for a screening of six short documentaries produced by our Master of Journalism students.   The documentaries are compelling stories of ordinary folks who shared with us their search for identity, their dreams, and their struggles.  Together, these films create a mosaic of cosmopolitan life in Hong Kong and mainland China.  After the screening, the students will present their work and discuss the production process.

19 May 2017 (Friday)
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
CYPP4, Chong Yuet Ming Building, HKU
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

May 18, 2017

Screening of six JMSC student documentaries (2:30pm, 19 May)

Join us for a screening of six short documentaries produced by our Master of Journalism students.   The documentaries are compelling stories of ordinary folks who shared with us their search for identity, their dreams, and […]
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Chinese whiskers: photographing Hong Kong’s shop cats

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From Mexico to Hong Kong: starting a career as a business and financial journalist

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In front of and behind the camera: Cantopop singer enriches herself with HKU Master of Journalism programme

Venus Yiu describes herself as a ‘slash’—the new term for someone pursuing multiple career paths at the same time. As well as being a singer-songwriter in Hong Kong, Yiu has also been working in the […]
December 6, 2016

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Long-time JMSC lecturer publishes new novel about Hong Kong and China

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