The Great War - 大戰放映會
Director Yan Yan Mak and members of Grasshopper and Softhard in person for Q&A at Gala Presentation on July 2 (special ticket price: $15). Director in person for Q&A at July 3 screening.
A surprisingly personal and revealing documentary about the concert battle between legendary Cantopop band Grasshopper and hip hop duo Softhard. Directed by Yan Yan Mak (Butterfly, Merry-Go-Round) doesn’t just fill out the running time with interviews and performance footage, but also shows the concert from the point of view of several audience members (including a Hong Kong legislative council member). With this, Mak takes the show beyond the entertainment industry bubble to show a broader perspective to convey what these pop culture events mean to the audience.