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Hong Kong Free Press - Entertainment

Giant banner urging Carrie Lam to resign appears on Kowloon hilltop, as Hong Kong extradition row rolls on

2 months ago

Top official apologies after gov't loses data of 8,000 Hong Kong voters, but 'no guarantee' against repeat incident

2 months ago

Head of Hong Kong photojournalist union resigns amid row over professional conduct and police 'tip-off'

1 month ago

Lawmaker Charles Mok: Who needs the law when Hong Kong authorities no longer follow it?

3 days ago

HKFP Lens: 'Protect Hong Kong' - seniors rally against extradition bill in solidarity with young protesters

1 month ago

Fiji win fifth consecutive Hong Kong Sevens, beating France 21-7

2 months ago

Tuen Mun becomes latest protest flashpoint as thousands rally against 'dancing aunties' in local park

1 month ago

Road to activism: how a Hong Kong student led anti-extradition law solidarity protests in Taiwan

24 days ago

Volkswagen in China: will the Germans again claim they 'didn't know' about the concentration camps?

2 months ago

Only 30 extra overseas doctors expected in Hong Kong each year, despite Medical Council relaxing rules

2 months ago

Chinese intervention in Hong Kong would be a 'catastrophe,' says ex-governor Chris Patten

7 days ago

Hong Kong extradition bill battle continues with more protests planned for the weekend

1 month ago

Rhino horn must become a socially unacceptable product in Asia

2 months ago

No withdrawal, no victory: Why Hongkongers have not yet won the war against the extradition bill

2 months ago

In Pictures: The great fences of Lantau Island

20 minutes ago

Chinese scientists speak out against the Great Firewall… again

20 minutes ago

Daikin's 'Choosing an AC is Like Choosing a Wife' ad shows gender inequality still prevails in Hong Kong

1 month ago

Chinese state media drops rad diss track against Hong Kong protests

4 days ago

'Emotional refuge': Extradition bill protest exhibition hopes to forge Hong Kong identity

9 days ago

'Not even a nuclear explosion could set us apart': Hong Kong couple wed days after being charged with rioting

18 days ago

Exclusive: 'I am a Hongkonger' - Artist Ai Weiwei on why he supports the city's 'brave, clever, beautiful' protest movement

23 days ago

Video: Vietnamese-American musician's song in support of anti-extradition protesters inspires Hongkongers

29 days ago

Taiwanese 'graffiti village' eases elderly loneliness

1 month ago

In Pictures: Photoshop whizz plasters imaginary Hong Kong gov't HQ with 'real' protester post-it notes

1 month ago

HKFP Lens: Alexis Ip and Stefan Irvine capture Hong Kong's disappearing architecture and street culture

1 month ago

In Pictures: 'Lennon Wall' message boards appear across Hong Kong districts in support of anti-extradition bill protesters

1 month ago

Chinese war film cancels premiere in apparent censorship

1 month ago

Event: Hong Kong Social Enterprise showcase - how to give back to the community

2 months ago

Badiucao cartoon: 'No China Extradition' - artist releases new poster for protest rally

2 months ago

Badiucao revealed: Chinese artist-provocateur unmasks in upcoming film on cancelled Hong Kong exhibition

2 months ago

Video: Hong Kong artist plays 'funeral version' of Chinese anthem dressed as dead soldier to mark Tiananmen anniversary

2 months ago

Top Hong Kong playwright brings the trauma of Tiananmen Massacre survivors to the stage

2 months ago

'Pillar of Shame' artist Jens Galschiøt erects Danish highway sign honouring 1989 Tiananmen Massacre victims

2 months ago

Event: Hong Kong premiere of 'China's Artful Dissident' - a film about political cartoonist Badiucao [SOLD OUT]

2 months ago

6 months after cancelled exhibition, new film about Chinese cartoonist Badiucao to air on Tiananmen anniversary

2 months ago

Event: #24HourProject in Hong Kong - Documenting humanity in the 'largest street photography event in the world'

2 months ago

'Memory is a crime': Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong pens new song to commemorate Tiananmen Massacre

2 months ago

In Pictures: Inflatable Tank Man sculpture appears in Taiwan ahead of Tiananmen Massacre anniversary

2 months ago

Event: Earth.org Q&A with wildlife warrior Stan Shea on his fight to protect ocean biodiversity

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Thien-Ty Ly returns with a panoramic take on everyday Hong Kong

2 months ago

Hong Kong's missed opportunity: As yet more music venues close, pipelines for new talent are sealed

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Jackson Lee's award-winning, hyper-realistic paintings of Hong Kong life

2 months ago

Event: Matches Polished Into Lights - Tiananmen Massacre readings, 30 years on

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze takes viewers on a Hong Kong journey of cultural self-discovery

2 months ago

Event: Networking for people who don't do networking

2 months ago

Landlord ousts Hong Kong live music stronghold Grappa's Cellar amid plans for food court

2 months ago

Patriotic Hong Kong 'flash mob' vid ridiculed after showing granny rising from wheelchair for anthem

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: The late Michael Wolf's series on 'Earth Gods' zooms in on Hong Kong's tiny doorway shrines

2 months ago

Hong Kong artists explore what opportunity means to them in WMA Masters' photo competition

2 months ago

Event: Asia's budding filmmakers gear up for Shorties Film Festival 2019 next week

2 months ago

Underground bar Sense 99 to close in Central following rent hike

2 months ago

The final days of Hong Kong's Green Wave Art space - a community arts hub like no other

2 months ago

Video Premiere: Kowloon Forest - a virtual reality film follows five strangers finding intimacy in a changing Hong Kong

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong's mind-boggling density showcased in the late Michael Wolf's classic photo series

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong's disappearing corner houses captured by the late Michael Wolf

2 months ago

'An extraordinary eye': Michael Wolf, famed photographer who shot Hong Kong's 'Architecture of Density,' dies aged 64

2 months ago

She's back: Chinese star Fan Bingbing re-emerges after tax scandal

2 months ago

Interview: Homework came first - the secret shame behind Perry Dino's Hong Kong protest art

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Breathtaking photojournalism from the World Press Photo awards

2 months ago

Normalising communist aesthetic: Cantonese opera-singing Trump in Hong Kong not so funny after all

2 months ago

Gentle art of Tai Chi helps Tuen Mun's elderly residents cope with changing Hong Kong

2 months ago

'You only live once': Hong Kong journalist-turned stand-up comedian continues to tell stories in her new role

2 months ago

Taiwan LSE row: Censoring the 'World Upside Down' would be no way to treat a work of art

2 months ago

Chief Exec. Carrie Lam says Hong Kong film industry must follow rules in China, as market access relaxed

2 months ago

'Why bother watching?': Chinese netizens blast censored Game of Thrones

2 months ago

In Pictures: Sonar Hong Kong raises the roof in another year of boundary-pushing music, arts & tech

2 months ago

Video: 'Donald Trump' raises red flag in Hong Kong Cantonese opera

2 months ago

Apple Music in China removes Jacky Cheung song with reference to Tiananmen massacre

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: The story of Kowloon City, as told through shop shutter art work

2 months ago

UK university to debate removing reference to Taiwan as a country on map after Chinese student backlash

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Telling Ap Lei Chau's story through colourful Hong Kong shutter art

2 months ago

Event: An award-winning tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, War Horse arrives in Hong Kong this May

2 months ago

Cell phone 'Tower of Babel' highlights China e-waste problem

2 months ago

Ko Siu Lan holds a mirror up to Hongkongers in her latest work at Art Central

2 months ago

In Pictures: Art Basel Hong Kong kicks off with 242 leading galleries from around the world

2 months ago

China censors remove gay references from biopic about gay icon Freddie Mercury

2 months ago

Chasing dreams of movie stardom in China's 'Hollywood of the East'

2 months ago

Giant floating mouse-like sculpture arrives in Hong Kong harbour

2 months ago

Event: Goodbye fast fashion, hello up-cycled luxury - learn how to be a savy entrepreneur with Christina Dean

2 months ago

Celebrate Asia's budding filmmakers: Shorties Film Festival invites submissions for 2019

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Lucan Coutts's iridescent photos of Hong Kong at dusk - part 2

2 months ago

Event: UK comedy legend Jimmy Carr to perform greatest hits in Hong Kong

2 months ago

Event: Art Basel returns to Hong Kong for the 7th year with boundary-pushing art from across the world

2 months ago

Singapore axes controversial Swedish metal band's gig

2 months ago

Event: Let your child's imagination run wild with ohmykids at Freespace Happening this weekend [FREE]

2 months ago

Event: The Week Hong Kong - A 7-day multi-genre music festival featuring 100% homegrown talent

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Stunning photojournalism from the 2019 World Press Photo contest nominees

2 months ago

Event: Art, live music & workshops at Shi Fu Miz 2019 - Hong Kong's 2-day camping festival

2 months ago

Photos and poems by Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident, to be exhibited in Taiwan

2 months ago

Comparison of Winnie the Pooh with Xi Jinping too much for China gamers to bear

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Bamboo Scenes presents 'Made in Home Kong' - street photography from unusual perspectives

2 months ago

Event: Talk - Author and China correspondent Johan Nylander on the rise of China's Silicon Valley

2 months ago

Yau Ma Tei 'homicide tour' lets the dead tell their stories about Hong Kong

2 months ago

Chinese movies dodge censors to shine at Berlin filmfest

2 months ago

Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize judge Ben Quilty on empathy, justice and the human condition

2 months ago

Event: Sonar Hong Kong 2019 line-up - Bonobo, Thundercat, John Talabot, Anja Schneider to play Science Park

2 months ago

Chinese labour camp film yanked from Berlin festival competition

2 months ago

China entertainment endures 'bitter winter' after crackdowns

2 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – The fight to save the city's last remaining street food stalls

2 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – How a mah-jong tile craftsman aims to keep the tradition alive

2 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – Why tattoo artists are calling for better industry regulation

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Douce d'Ivry's uniquely youthful take on Hong Kong's technicolour streets

2 months ago

'The best Pakistani restaurant in the world': Meet Hong Kong's culinary star, Asim Hussain

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Legend behind the lens - Fan Ho street life series pays homage to old Hong Kong

2 months ago

In Pictures: Porcine pickle - Hongkongers divided over city's emboldened wild boars

2 months ago

'Gangster' Peppa back in China's good graces in Year of the Pig 🐷

2 months ago

Kacey Wong: Hong Kong's 'cultural fireman' on finding the bright side in dark times

2 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans: The selfie 'rooftoppers' risking it all… despite recent tragedies

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Helen Gray sets out to capture the spirit of Hong Kong's MTR… from Exit A1

2 months ago

How Mary Poppins's magic could transform the Chinese cinema scene

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Rudmer Hoekstra captures Hong Kong's glowing skyline from the rooftops of Sham Shui Po

2 months ago

In Pictures: Above the concrete canopy - Hong Kong's awe-inspiring cityscape from above

2 months ago

Two artists ask: what does it mean to live under the shadow of the Great Firewall?

2 months ago

China's senior catwalk models defy age group stereotypes

2 months ago

Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

2 months ago

Scholar claims courier service SF Express refused to deliver his book related to Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

2 months ago

Hong Kong livehouse This Town Needs condemns sexual harassment at While She Sleeps metal gig

2 months ago

Event: Create health and happiness into 2019 at the Hive's body and mind Wellness Retreat [Free entry]

2 months ago

Taiwan delivery service refused to send books to Hong Kong due to Chinese censorship, writer claims

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Cathay Camera Club's 'People of Hong Kong' exhibition to showcase work of city's photographers

2 months ago

The ten best human rights books of 2018

2 months ago

Hong Kong's clothing rental startups are helping customers pay less… and waste less

2 months ago

Remembering film icon Ringo Lam, master of the Hong Kong neo-noir thriller

2 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – As artists and as customers, local women embrace body art

2 months ago

China to mark Year of the Pig with Peppa Pig movie as 'subversive' cartoon rehabilitated

2 months ago

In Pictures: Tapping into Hong Kong's niche handmade instrument market

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: A festive, glittering wonderland in Hong Kong this Christmas

2 months ago

Hong Kong says pro-independence Taiwan band member barred as he lacks 'special skills, knowledge or experience'

2 months ago

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' star Chow Yun-fat vows to donate HK$5.6 bn fortune

2 months ago

Taiwan pro-independence band Chthonic cancels Hong Kong show over visa delay

2 months ago

Video: US rapper Lil Pump triggers uproar in China with racially offensive song

2 months ago

The best human rights books, October to December 2018

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Photographer Robert Gerhardt explores the days and nights of Hong Kong

2 months ago

Japanese animation 'My Neighbour Totoro' hits Chinese cinemas 30 years late

2 months ago

Event: Siu Wai-hang announced as the winner of the 2018 Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize

2 months ago

Video: A unique, 360-degree dragonfly's view of Hong Kong

2 months ago

Interview: Evans Chan on his new Umbrella Movement doc 'We Have Boots' and the legacy of Martin Luther King

2 months ago

Sign up or sign off? Regulation poses threat to Hong Kong 's iconic signboards

2 months ago

Divisive HK$50m 'white elephant' musical fountain approved by the Hong Kong legislature

2 months ago

In translation: Dolce & Gabbana publish apology video after China racial row

2 months ago

Video: Artists march silently with blank placards at Tai Kwun art space in protest of political censorship

2 months ago

China's youth embrace street dance amid hip-hop crackdown

2 months ago

'I can't find any of them now': Dissident writer Ma Jian remembers the freedom fighters of pre-Handover Hong Kong

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Bamboo Scenes celebrates first anniversary, showcasing fresh Hong Kong street photography

2 months ago

Event: Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize 2018 explores human rights at home and abroad

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Marcel Heijnen takes a ruff look at Hong Kong's garage dogs

2 months ago

'A great place to be a writer in': The world according to 'Trainspotting' author Irvine Welsh

2 months ago

Video: Giant Fish tanks and waterfalls: Luxury hotel opens in disused quarry in Shanghai

2 months ago

Set in Hong Kong, ITV's 'Strangers' has too many simplified characters - in both senses of the word

2 months ago

Interview: Wolf Alice on their Mercury Music Prize-winning album and their return to Hong Kong

2 months ago

Event: 'Call for the law, equality for all' - March with pride during Hong Kong's annual gay parade on Nov. 17

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Leslie Kee's 'Out in Taiwan' captures the diversity of Taiwan's LGBT+ community ahead of historic referendum

2 months ago

Dissident author Ma Jian urges 'courage' to defend free speech as Hong Kong leader denies involvement

2 months ago

'The talk must go on': Chinese dissident author Ma Jian defiant after Hong Kong venues cancel events

1 month ago

Second Hong Kong venue denies it will host dissident Chinese writer Ma Jian

2 months ago

Ma Jian's 'China Dream' to be published in Taiwan after book talk cancelled in Hong Kong

2 months ago

Event: Freespace Happening - live outdoor music festival goes green with solar powered DJ set

2 months ago

Hong Kong art space Tai Kwun says it cannot become a political platform, after cancelling Ma Jian's book events

2 months ago

Event: Wonderfruit Festival 2018 to feature Goldie, Nightmares on Wax, Horsemeat Disco & Midland

2 months ago

The grassroots LGBT+ activists behind the celebrities and headlines

2 months ago

Free Expression Week: Schedule updates and new events

2 months ago

'Community spaces are the future': political artist Sampson Wong finds inspiration and solace in 'deteriorating' Hong Kong

2 months ago

Raymond Chow - 'Godfather' of Hong Kong film and producer behind Bruce Lee - dies aged 91

2 months ago

Event: 'Travel agents of change' - LGBT+ travel advocacy forum lands in Hong Kong this Fri, feat. Pussy Riot [Free]

2 months ago

Interview: 'Brash synth and rock & roll are our roots' - The Vaccines return to Hong Kong's Clockenflap Festival

2 months ago

Renowned Hong Kong author Louis Cha dies aged 94

2 months ago

Event: Runway Asia 2018 fashion show & marketplace - showcasing Hong Kong's young and talented designers

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Rudmer Hoekstra roams Hong Kong in a new dynamic, urban photography series

2 months ago

In Pictures: Polish three-masted tall ship visits Hong Kong in tour commemorating 100 years of independence

2 months ago

Event: Microwave Festival 2018 presents a futuristic dreamscape using cutting-edge technology

2 months ago

Event: A Day in Transition - a movie shot by Hongkongers over a single day - July 1 [Free, Oct 29]

2 months ago

Matthew Torne's 'Last Exit to Kai Tak' captures the underlying betrayal of Hong Kong by its political system

1 month ago

Free Expression Week: A series of events on free speech in post-Umbrella Movement Hong Kong

2 months ago

Event: Final Clockenflap 2018 line-up announced - Jarvis Cocker, DJ Irvine Welsh, Suchmos join this year's bill

2 months ago

Chinese artist Badiucao sends 'Make Wall Great Again' caps to Google HQ amid censorship row

2 months ago

Event: Meet award-winning presenter Bruce Parry, at special screening of his new doc. on deforestation

2 months ago

Event: 'The First Umbrella' - special screening of new Occupy doc. & forum on free expression [SOLD OUT]

2 months ago

The Best Human Rights Books, July to September 2018

2 months ago

Event: Gongle - the first int'l solo exhibition of China-born political cartoonist & artist Badiucao [Free, Nov. 3]

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Photographer Keith Macgregor pays tribute to Hong Kong's colourful, neon-drenched past

2 months ago

'Apples for Sale': Documenting the parallel lives of Indonesian domestic workers on their days off

2 months ago

Event: 'Last Exit to Kai Tak' - screening of new post-Occupy HK documentary, with Joshua Wong Q&A [SOLD OUT]

2 months ago

Event: Freespace Happening - live outdoor music & arts festival kicks off this Sun with a Korean twist

2 months ago

Wonderfruit: Thailand's magical, eco-conscious music & arts festival - at a new venue for 2018

2 months ago

Buskers to be temporarily banned from Times Square piazza, Hong Kong court rules

2 months ago

Event: Walkathon for Hong Kong children battling cancer

2 months ago

Disappeared Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing ordered to pay US$129m over taxes

2 months ago

Event: Mini Acts for the Greater Good brings artwork by refugees from around the world to Hong Kong

2 months ago

Hongkongers fight 'fast fashion' as clothes-mending workshops and pop-up swaps grow in popularity

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Inspired by cinematic greats, Rae Lam captures Hong Kong's bright lights in flux

2 months ago

Japan's vending machines strike again - this time with pizza and crepes

2 months ago

Event: Documentary 'Last Exit to Kai Tak' brings fresh perspective to Hong Kong's democracy movement

2 months ago

Top Story 2018 invites entries: HKFP partners with RTHK and PEN Hong Kong for story-writing contest

2 months ago

'Universal love of eggs': Shanghai exhibit draws yolk-lovers and selfie-takers

2 months ago

World leaders ignore human rights in China, censored author Yan Lianke says

2 months ago

Representation in Crazy Rich Asians: It may not be perfect… but it's an awesome start

2 months ago

Event: Amnesty International Hong Kong hosts 8th Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

2 months ago

Event: Shi Fu Miz, Hong Kong's 2-day arts and music festival - 'a special moment to escape the madness'

2 months ago

Event: NGO Justice Centre accepts submissions for the 2018 Human Rights Arts Prize

2 months ago

Crazy Rich Asians: Hollywood and the Communist Party share a simplistic idea of what it means to be Chinese

2 months ago

After US hype, Asia greets 'Crazy Rich Asians' movie with a shrug

2 months ago

West Kowloon M+ museum main contractor fired over alleged insolvency

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Bamboo Scenes celebrates the launch of its new gallery with a photo series on local life

2 months ago

'Crazy Rich Asians' - a movie and a movement

2 months ago

Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang accuses Baptist University and Cosmos Books of copyright infringement

2 months ago

In Pictures: China's new online cosmetics stars - men

2 months ago

Event: Clockenflap 2018 line-up includes Interpol, Khalid, David Bryne, The Vaccines & Roni Size

2 months ago

The closure of Mong Kok's pedestrian zone exposes one of Hong Kong's dirty little secrets

2 months ago

Video: Broken art - Demolition begins at Ai Weiwei's Beijing studio

2 months ago

Five Guys burgers and fries confirms arrival in Hong Kong this winter

2 months ago

Novelist Dung Kai-cheung asks Hong Kong 'to withdraw' his Author of the Year title over indecency row

2 months ago

Hong Kong's Obscene Articles Tribunal under fire for classifying Murakami's literary work as 'indecent'

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: A Photoshop master's surreal take on Hong Kong, Part 8

2 months ago

HKFP Lens: Fujifilm and Magnum Photos link up in a nostalgic exploration of 'home'

2 months ago

'It was garbage': China's most expensive movie becomes epic flop, losing US$106m

2 months ago

Main contractor for West Kowloon M+ museum under scrutiny over payment methods

2 months ago

Event: Repurposing soap for social and environmental good - a free charity photo exhibition at the Hive Spring

2 months ago