Matches Polished into Lights: Tiananmen Thirty Years On

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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

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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.

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PART ONE
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Introduction by Tammy Ho
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Jennifer Anne Eagleton [Bio & Texts]
Guo Ting [Bio & Texts]
Louisa Lim [Bio & Texts]
William Nee [Bio & Texts]
Ng Mei Kwan [Bio & Texts]
Kate Rogers [Bio & Texts]
Lian-Hee Wee [Bio & Texts]

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S h o r t   B r e a k
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PART TWO

An excerpt from Yu Hua’s China in Ten Wordsread by Tammy Ho

Jennifer Anne Eagleton [Bio & Texts]
Guo Ting [Bio & Texts]
Louisa Lim [Bio & Texts]
William Nee [Bio & Texts]
Ng Mei Kwan [Bio & Texts]
Kate Rogers [Bio & Texts]
Lian-Hee Wee [Bio & Texts]

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NOTE: Audience members are welcome to bring texts to read as well (of a duration of no more than five minutes, if possible).

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