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Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens | HKU Online Learning

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Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens | HKU Online Learning


Hong Kong cinema has a global presence. From movie legends like Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan to blockbusters such as Infernal Affairs, this interdisciplinary course examines Hong Kong film as an example of processes of globalization. How does Hong Kong film connect the local to the global? How was Hong Kong cinema different from Hollywood and why does it matter? We will examine topics such as identity, history, genre and consumerism in Hong Kong films and filmmaking. We will learn how globalization connects and affects us all. And how you can be a more critical consumer of film. Join us on this exploration of Hong Kong cinema and globalization. We look forward to learning with you.

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