Kwun Lung Lau residents watching “My Voice, My Life”

“My Voice, My Life,” the critically acclaimed movie directed by the Oscar-winning film director Ruby Yang that essayed the phases of under-privileged secondary students from four Hong Kong schools who join forces to produce a musical drama premiere at Kwun Lung Lau Estate Function Hall held last 8 August. It depicts a story of struggle and how students overcome trials, confronting personal challenges in character development to showcase a bigger responsibility on stage.

Overflowing tears and applause from more than 90 KLL residents mostly elders, kids and students surrounded the KLL Function Hall at the end of the film. Participants were able to relate themselves with the characters and how difficult for parents to raise and support kids on want they want in life.

This film masterpiece was shown in different cities around the world and received various awards and accolades. My Voice, My Life, which won the 2015 Nashville Public Television Human Spirit Award at the Nashville Film Festival has opened in 13 theatres across Hong Kong and Macau and was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of Hong Kong’s five most-notable films of 2014.

This project is made possible through the support and assistance of Shun Hing College Master Professor Ying Chan, Deputy Master Zhu Tao, Yeeman Wong (former resident at SHC) and Honorary Tutors Fan Ying Sara (PhD Medicine Year 3), Hengzhi Liu (PhD Engineering Year 2).

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