Matches Polished into Lights:
Tiananmen Thirty Years On
A reading jointly organised by Cha and PEN Hong Kong
Media support: HK Free Press
Date: Monday 3 June 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Bleak House Books
Moderator: Tammy Lai-Ming Ho
Screening of Canadian journalist Arthur Kent’s Black Night in June (13 minute-film). He recounted the horror of the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre using newly restored video footage he shot during the crackdown.
An excerpt from Yu Hua’s China in Ten Words, read by Tammy Ho
Special guest readers: Andrea Lingenfelter and Jeff Wasserstrom
NOTE: Audience members are welcome to bring texts to read as well (of a duration of no more than five minutes, if possible).