Homeless in Hong Kong: director of Drifting, Jun Li, on film’s faithful depiction of life in the margins of society

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Homeless in Hong Kong: director of Drifting, Jun Li, on film’s faithful depiction of life in the margins of society

Jun Li’s second feature film, Drifting, had its world premiere at the recent International Film Festival Rotterdam, where it played in the Big Screen Competition. After his acclaimed directorial debut Tracey (2018), a nuanced LGBT drama that intelligently discusses gender identity, Li now turns his attention to the unhoused people who populate the Sham Shui Po district in Kowloon, Hong Kong, and the hardships they face.Drifting follows Fai (Francis Ng Chun-yu) who, after leaving jail, is…

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