A life without film will be dry and boring, yet there will be no film if we failed to live life fully. Films can convey feelings that we find hard to express in real life, and allow us to appreciate life in a new way, which in turn makes for better films.
Vincent Chui Wan-shun was born in 1965 in Hong Kong and graduated in 1988 from the film department at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, U.S.A. He started making independent films in 1993, and had won prizes at the Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards. In 1997, he formed Ying E Chi with a group of independent filmmakers to promote and distribute Hong Kong independent films. That same year, he co-directed the documentary As Time Goes By with Ann Hui, which represented his first outing as a feature film director. His 2001 work Leaving in Sorrow was screened in competition at the Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea, as well as the DV competition at the Deauville Asian Film Festival in France. In 2004, he directed Fear of Intimacy, which was chosen as the closing film of the Taipei Film Festival, and was screened at the Moscow International Film Festival’s Perspectives Competition section. His new film, Fig (2013), was recently completed.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||Love is Elsewhere|
||Three Narrow Gates|
||Fear of Intimacy|
||Leaving in Sorrow|
||As Time Goes By||HUI Ann|