dec 11: Lessons in dissent
97 MINUTES | 2014 | IN FOCUS: HONG KONG / CHINA | TORONTO PREMIERE | FILMMAKER(S): MATTHEW TORNE
Joshua Wong and Ma Jai were only secondary school students. But they are at the forefront of influencing political change in Hong Kong. When faced with nationalist propaganda being forced into their school curriculum, they took a stand for democracy. Wong’s eloquence, leadership, and determination take him toe-to-toe with some of Hong Kong’s most powerful politicians.