Country / Region
Hong Kong
Year   |   2018
Format   |   DCP
Color   |   Color
Length   |   120 min
Rating   |   6+
Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella

The film charts the origins of the Umbrella Movement through the eyes of the activists and ordinary people who made it happen. From the June 4th Candlelit Vigil until September 28th, this documentary puts us at the heart of the action, allowing us to experiencing the highs and lows of that remarkable summer, when Hong Kong witnessed a "blossoming of democracy."


James  Leong  has  co-directed  five documentaries. His first, Passabe, won a grant from the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and both Homeless FC and Wukan won Best Feature at the Chinese Documentary Festival in Hong Kong.