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Common Core Class Visit by University Artist Fruit Chan
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Event Type: Admission Talk/Career Talk/Information Session/Open Day
Event Nature: Culture and Arts

Event Details

CCGL9001 - Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens

The Horror Movies of Fruit Chan

Date: 24 February 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 - 2:20 pm
Venue: CPD-LG.10, Centennial Campus, HKU
Languages: English & Cantonese (with interpretation)
Moderators: Prof Gina Marchetti & Dr Fiona Law Department of Comparative Literature

Horrific images, grotesque visions, and surreal landscapes punctuate Fruit Chan’s oeuvre. In this conversation, we will explore the extreme dimension of some of his most-acclaimed films, from DUMPLINGS to THE MIDNIGHT AFTER and more.

Guest speaker:
Fruit Chan 陳果
Hong Kong Filmmaker
University Artist 2014-2016

The class is open to the public. All are welcome For enquiries, please contact Mr Cyrus Chan (tel: 3917 4984 /email:

This event is held as part of the University of Hong Kong's University Artists Scheme supported by Dr Alice Lam.

Fruit Chan:
Award-winning Hong Kong filmmaker, screenwriter and producer Fruit Chan is best known for his films depicting the everyday life of local people. His internationally acclaimed films include Made in Hong Kong (1997) and Durian Durian (2000). The Midnight After had its world premiere in the Panorama section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival in February 2014, and was named Best Film and Chan Best Director at the 21st Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards 2015.

Date/Time24/02/2016 12:30-14:20
VenueCPD-LG.10, Centennial Campus, HKU

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 15/02/2016 10:00(HKT) to 24/02/2016 00:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 100.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Cyrus Chan by email at