Winter Chants

Award-winning documentarian Tsang Tsui-shan’s latest work explores the impact of the pandemic on her village traditions

Continuing her career-spanning contemplation of home and reunion, multiple award-winning documentarian Tsang Tsui-shan (Flowing Stories, 2014) once again turns the camera on her home village of Ho Chung. This time, she documents her village’s Tai Ping Ching Chiu Festival, a once-in-a-decade event that brings villagers back from all over the world to the village. But when the world is hit by a global pandemic, what will happen to this long-awaited reunion? Made amidst great change in Hong Kong and her own life, Tsang’s latest love letter to her home is a beautifully cinematic, melancholic and wistful affair.


Supported by the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office London.


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