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Common Core Class Visit by University Artist John Sham - Creativity and Politics
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Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Culture and Arts

Event Details

CCGL9001 - Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens
Creativity and Politics

Date: 6 April 2016 (Wed)
Time: 12:30 - 2:20 pm
Venue: CPD-LG.10, Centennial Campus, HKU

Guest Speaker: John Sham Kin Fun 岑建勳
Hong Kong Film Industry Pioneer
University Artist 2014-2016

John Sham will be responding to short films by three guest directors:
Nora Lam 林子穎 "Road Not Taken"
Birdy Chu 朱迅 "It’s Just the Beginning"
Chan Tze Woon 陳梓桓 "Yellowing"

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.

John Sham:
John Sham has over 35 years of experience in the film industry. He is one of Hong Kong’s most important film producers, as well as a distributor, cinema house investor and operator, actor and scriptwriter. With his depth of understanding of all aspects of the filmmaking process, John Sham offers an invaluable opportunity for students and the public to engage with the creative industries in Hong Kong, China, Asia, and beyond.

Date/Time06/04/2016 12:30-14:20
VenueCPD-LG.10, Centennial Campus, HKU

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 30/03/2016 11:00(HKT) to 06/04/2016 10:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 150. Registrants will be placed on a waiting list if the registration quota is reached.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

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