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Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ say neigh to China as protest film wins top award

A film that focuses on 2019 protests in Hong Kong has won best documentary at Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards

Ben Blanchard

A documentary about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong won a high-profile award at the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, on Saturday.

Kiwi Chow’s Revolution of Our Times was named best documentary, prompting a long round of applause and shouts of support for Hong Kong from audience members at the glitzy event in Taiwan.

Chow, who sent a pre-recorded message from Hong Kong expressing thanks for the award, dedicated the film to Hong Kong’s people, saying he hoped it would bring them some comfort...

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