Johnnie To presents: Fresh Wave arrives at Five Flavours

Focus: Hong Kong involves short films by young directors included in the Fresh Wave programme.

Flowers with Aphasia by Li Sum-yuet

Fresh Wave was created by The Hong Kong Arts Development Council to promote young directors from Hong Kong. Highly acclaimed director Johnnie To supports the programme as a mentor and is responsible for production of the shorts.
Two sets of the films presented at Five Flavours involve:

  • "The Key Chain" by Chan Wai-man, 2010
  • "Epilepsy" by Lee Kai-ho, 2011
  • "Still On The Bridge" by Pako Leung Pak-ho, 2011
  • "On Sleepless Roads, the Sleepless Goes" by Isabella Candice Lam, 2012
  • "Oasis" by Lam Sum, 2012
  • "The Little One" by Tam Wai-ching, 2012
  • "God Bless All Parents" by Lau Wing-tai, 2012
  • "Flowers with Aphasia" by Li Sum-yuet, 2012
  • "Such a Girl Like Me" by Man Uen-ching, 2012

The Little One by Tam Wai-ching

Chan Wai-man, Lam Sum, Lau Wing-tai and Pako Leung Pak-ho are four young directors to visit Five Flavours in autumn to present their films.

Johnnie To about the programme:
"Fresh Wave endeavours to spark originality and creativity in filmmaking by translating youngfilmmakers’ inspirations to visions and from visions to screen images.
The Fresh Wave Short Film Competition was conceived by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2005 as a platform to unearth aspiring young filmmakers and promote the development of local film art. Since then Fresh Wave has become an annual celebration of our new generation cinema, thrusting the best of its works onto the world stage."

Admission free for all Fresh Wave screenings.

Fresh Wave - official website

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