Dance Shorts(Jumping Frames International Dance Video Festival 2017)
Oh! Million Fist!*
Dance and martial arts share the same origin. Having practiced martial arts for years, a long term practitioner of martial arts, dancer Hugh Cho collaborates with fight director Master Yuen Fai to develop a choreography based on fight scenarios.
The journey of a funeral flowers delivery man searching for an address, travelling across Sheung Wan from Hollywood Road to Tai Ping Shan Street, inspired by Nagano Shigeichi’s photographic book, Hong Kong Reminiscence 1958 and re-imagined further of hidden stories of trapped souls in old houses destined for demolition.
Dance With Horses
Language: Putonghua(English Subtitle)
Dance with Horses is inspired by Tang Dynasty poetry. The film explores the mythical, spiritual and intimate relationship between humans and horses to re-examine and restore our lost contact with nature.
Where is Romance Placed?
A romantic duet set against the dirt and chaos of markets, alleyways and construction sites. It examines the symbolism of these locations and how we perceive romance – love and light, sickness and darkness – and the relationship between body and city.
Language: Cantonese(Chinese, English Subtitles)
The Hong Kong government has plans to re-develop the city of Kwun Tong. As a result, the Buddy street dance troop are losing its warehouse home. How far away is Hong Kong’s reality from dance? The film is made as part of Autistic Genius "Theatre Curating Lab Series" HONGKONGESE: The Musical Shorts.
*Jumping Frames Commissioned Work
* Post-screening discussion with guest
Mandarin, Cantonese(In Parts)