PMQ MOVIE LAB: OCT Movie Screening


26 October, 2019 (Saturday)


11:30am – 2:00pm

10/26/2019 11:30 10/26/2019 14:00 Asia/Hong_Kong PMQ MOVIE LAB: OCT Movie Screening DATE: 26 October, 2019 (Saturday)
TIME: 11:30am – 2:00pm
Qube, 2/F (Block A entrance)

Qube, 2/F (Block A entrance)

Fee (HKD)


Programme Partners

26.10.2019 (Sat) R.S.V.P.:

  • 11:30am – 11:45am | Pre-screening mindfulness experience (15 mins)
  • 11:45am – 12:55pm | Movie Screening:《ifva Awards- Animation Category》,《ifva Awards- Open Category》and《ifva Awards- Youth Category》(70 mins)
  • 12:55pm – 2:00pm | Post-screening Interactive experience & sharing (50 mins)
  • Location: Qube (2/f, Block A)

[11:30am - 11:45am | Pre-screening mindfulness experience (15 mins)]

Do you watch movies with full attention? Although your eyes are on the movie, perhaps you are not really watching it. This time, we hope you will be able to fully enjoy the movie so before the film starts, we arrange a 15-minute mindful practice. Let us immerse our body and mind in this moment, and welcome everything that the film conveys.

[11:45am - 12:55pm | Movie Screening (70 mins)]

People in the city seem to be alienated from each other, but we actually get comfort by occasional contact or a small touch. Growing up, there may be some unforgettable parts along the journey. As we revisit our past, there are memories that make us who we are today.

1.《Eye’m Free》/ ifva Awards- Animation Category
In the near future, holographic goggles have substituted all electronic devices and those who could afford it become wholly dependent on it. Chuck is one of the devoted users and an incident leaves him deprived of the privileges. His classmate offers aid but things take a turn for the worse when she cooks up an inventive solution for him…

  • Director: Pau Ching-yee Louise
  • Duration: 8’32”

2.《Behind the Schoolbag》/ ifva Awards- Animation Category
Behind the Schoolbag is a story about salvation of oneself. Shun has experienced painful days during his youth, so he deliberately keeps a distance from others. Living a stressful life, people nowadays is easy to suffer from all sorts of mental illness. Only through self-therapy can one live a life at present.

  • Director: Ho Chu-yu
  • Duration: 9’30”
  • Language: Cantonese (Chinese & English subtitles)

3.《Fish in Puddle》/ ifva Awards- Open Category
A story about mutual dependence and love. 15-year-old Wing lives with two foster siblings in an old lady’s apartment. To reunite with his father, Wing saves money by all means. Likewise, Wing’s brother believes in returning to his mother’s shelter while Wing’s elder sister, who has mild intellectual disability, feels distant relating to her own parents.

  • Director: Wong Suk-nga (* Will be attend the sharing session)
  • Duration: 18’30′′
  • Language: Cantonese (Chinese & English subtitles)

4.《Muteum》/ ifva Awards- Animation Category
In a museum, we should behave well, from outer to inner, from shallow to its deepest, seriously and sincerely.

  • Director: LeePak-yeeAggie
  • Duration: 4’09”

5.《Busy Doing Nothing》/ ifva Awards- Open Category
This story is about a recent graduate who has no goals in life, is unproductive and feels mediocre and cannot fit in the society…

  • Director: Chau Po-kit
  • Duration: 21’ 22”
  • Language: Cantonese (Chinese & English subtitles)

6.《Run of My Life》/ ifva Awards- Youth Category
This work vividly demonstrates Hong Kong’s notoriously overworked students. With the corridor symbolising the timeline of a school day…

  • Director: TamTsz-lokDouglas
  • Duration: 2’ 18”

7.《Resettlement Memory》/ ifva Awards- Animation Category
A fire in the 1950s destroyed the entire cottage area. In the seven-storey government resettlement block for the victims, it is not uncommon for a family of five to live together in a mere 200 square feet flat.Accustomed to quantifying income, population, and land supply, how should we quantify the processwhereby a flat transforms into a home?

  • Director: Lee Kwok-wai (* Will be attend the sharing session)
  • Duration: 6’37′′
  • Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)

[12:55pm - 2:00pm | Post-screening Interactive experience & sharing (50 mins) ]

In most occasions, post-screening sharing is often about the film itself, and we rarely pay attention to the mental feelings that the film brings to us. Through the guidance of mindful practice, it can help relate ourselves with the film more and let our body and soul speak for us.

[About Mentor]

Chau Ming Lok (Founder of Still Together)

Since 2010, Chau has led over 500 Mindfulness groups at the university and community. In 2018, he established “Still together,” and aims to promote a way of living with mindfulness in the society.

Know more about Programme Partners

Website: ifva
Instagram: @ifva_hk/ @mindful_still_together

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