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

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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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