Umbrella Wave: Mourning Hong Kong

The Umbrella Movement (Chinese: 雨傘運動) was a political movement that emerged during the Hong Kong democracy protests of 2014. Its name arose from the use of umbrellas as a tool for passive resistance to the Hong Kong Police during a 79-day occupation of the city demanding freer elections, which was sparked by the decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) of 31 August, 2014 that prescribed a selective pre-screening of candidates for the 2017 election of Hong Kong's chief executive.

Decidedly local Hong Kong films from 2010 onwards (primarily 2013+) that share common themes (underlying or front and center) of nostalgia for the past, and dissatisfaction with the present of HK.

While the HeyDay of Hong…

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  • Hong Kong Will Be Destroyed After 33 Years
  • The Invincible Dragon
  • Wild City
  • The Sinking City: Capsule Odyssey
  • Doomsday Party
  • May We Chat
  • Port of Call
  • The Midnight After
  • Keeper of Darkness
  • The Trough
  • The Empty Hands
  • That Demon Within
  • The Mobfathers
  • As the Light Goes Out
  • Vampire Cleanup Department
  • The Crossing
  • With Prisoners
  • Two Thumbs Up
  • Nightfall
  • Insanity
  • Robbery
  • A Home with a View
  • Distinction
  • Girl$
  • A Family Tour
  • Firestorm
  • We Are Legends
  • Big Brother
  • The Rookies
  • Hotel Soul Good
  • Sampan