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Ward 11

North American Premiere

Ward 11

Jessey Tsui-shan Tsang

Singapore, Hong Kong | 2019 | 16 min
Mandarin |
Subtitles: English
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Two dancers work together, rehearsing new steps, searching for ways to express themselves through movement and their own bodies. They are in love. They live together, work together, do everything together. Then one of them starts to wonder: have we become one person? Ward 11 explores the intimacy between two artists; their home and their rehearsals; their illusions, dreams, and troubles. One of the dancers suffers from AIDS and feels treated like a prisoner. Shot through with frustration and struggle, the film confronts the nightmare of illness; yet it is also a celebration of the beauty of unconditional love, a reflection on solitude and resistance in the face of illness, and a defence of the art of dance.
Jumping Frames International Dance Video Festival, China (2019)
Director Jessey Tsui-Shan Tsang
Choreography Aaron Ah Hock Khek, Ix Thien-pau Wong
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Jessey Tsui-shan Tsang

Jessey Tsui-shan Tsang

Tsang Tsui-Shan, Best New Director of the 31st Hong Kong Film Award 2012. Starting with short film productions, works have been presented internationally. In 2008 her first directed feature film Lovers On the Road won the Best Drama Award of the 8th South Taiwan Film Festival. And her second feature Big Blue Lake was succeed internationally, it won the Jury Special Award of the Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival 2013 and the Asian New Talent Jury Prix of the Shanghai International Film Festival 2012. Tsang s first documentary feature Flowing Stories (2014), won the Humanitarian Award of FilmAid Asia in 2016 . In recent years, Tsang has also participated in dance films, advertisements and online TV productions in addition to film production. Her latest feature film The Lady Improper was released in 2019 April. TSANG s latest VR project Chroma 11 had been selected by the 77th Venice International Film Festival , Biennale College Cinema.

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