Swim, in the sea of Victoria

Begin with personal experiences of dream, I researched the collective unconscious and imagery of Hong Kong citizens. Rearranging into imagery poem by moving images, experiencing collective dreams, floating in the sea of Victoria, far away and yet close.
“The poet's conviction that he is creating in absolute freedom would then be an illusion: he fancies he is swimming, but in reality an unseen current sweeps him along.” Carl Jung: Psychology and Literature, 1994

  • Wu Man Chiu
  • Wu Man Chiu
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    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Hong Kong
  • Country of Filming:
    Hong Kong
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Director Biography - Wu Man Chiu

Wu Man-Chiu, Joris, is studying Bachelor of Arts, School of Creative media, City University of Hong Kong. He focuses on experimental video, film production, and new media art. He dedicates to explore the boundaries and possibilities of film and narrative art. His work '1995' gained the awards of 'Best Director' and 'Best Film' of the Golden Sugarcane Film Festival, Taiwan in 2018, screened in Shanghai and Seoul. He studied creative computing at Goldsmiths, University of London; experimental video techniques, film history and theories at Shih Hsin University, Taiwan.

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