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Wong Kar-Wai Backs $33-Million Plan to Save Hong Kong Film Industry

14 July 2020

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Wong Kar-Wai Backs $33-Million Plan to Save Hong Kong Film Industry

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai is among the leading filmmakers to boost the region’s movie industry with a five-tier plan that totals $33.5 million U.S. dollars in funds. He’s joined by Derek Yee (“Drink-Drank-Drunk”) and Peter Chan Ho-sun (“The Warlords”) and more who support a government-funded revival initiative in response to political unrest, as well as the Hong Kong film industry’s erosion due to coronavirus and the shuttering of theaters.

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