Ruby Yang premieres latest documentary “Ritoma” in Hong Kong

Ruby Yang, project director of the Hong Kong Documentary Initiative, premiered her latest documentary, Ritoma, on 8 April in Hong Kong. Former nomads who are players on the basketball team featured in the film and their coach, MIT alumnus Bill Johnson, along with other members of the Ritoma workshop travelled from their village on the Tibet Plateau to attend the premiere.

Other guests included former Hong Kong financial secretary John Tsang, U.S. Consul General for Hong Kong and Macau Kurt Tong, director of the Hung Hing Ying and Leung Hau Ling Charitable Foundation Belinda Hung, and from The University of Hong Kong Foundation, Professor Rosie T T Young, Dr. Patrick Poon Sun-Cheong, and Bernadette Tsui.

HKU Executive Vice-President Dr. Steve Cannon, Dean of Social Sciences Professor William Hayward, JMSC founding director Professor Ying Chan, and JMSC director Keith Richburg also attended.