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Ogawa Shinsuke’s Connections with Hong Kong’s Social Movement Documentary Culture –An Interview Series

Interviewer: LI Tiecheng


This is a compilation of interviews between Li Tiecheng and seven Hong Kong independent film workers, including film scholars, independent documentary directors, the curator of the Hong Kong Independent Film Festival, and NGO members of ‘V-artivist’. Focusing on Shinsuke Ogawa’s film practice, the article discusses his influence on Hong Kong independent documentaries in the past decade, especially on social movement documentaries, from the perspective of Ogawa’s attitude towards documentary production, his film style, the relationship between the director and their characters, as well as the screening and distribution of independent films.