Keep Rolling

Celebrating Ann Hui Season comes to a close with an acclaimed documentary looking back at her career through candid conversations and rare archival footage

Keep Rolling offers a fascinating portrait of Ann Hui’s career of more than four decades, directed by award-winning production designer and art director Man Lim-chung, who has been collaborating with Hui since 2002’s July Rhapsody. Filmed over a period of three years, the documentary combines candid conversations with Hui, photos and interviews with friends, family and fellow filmmakers such as Tsui Hark, Fruit Chan, Hou Hsiao-hsien and Jia Zhangke, and rare archival footage to explore her filmmaking practice and philosophy. An intimate and comprehensive picture of one of Hong Kong’s greatest cinematic talents, Keep Rolling is essential viewing for anyone interested in the development of the city’s film industry from the New Wave to current times.



This screening is a joint presentation by Focus Hong Kong and The Garden Cinema’s Chinese Cinema strand.

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