In Conversation: Nina Wu
Director and cast of Nina Wu will share their inspiration behind the film as well as their opinions on the issues it brings up.
Midi Z, director of Road to Mandalay (2016) returns to SGIFF with his latest film Nina Wu, which world premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival this year. In this discussion, Midi Z will be joined by Wu Ke-Xi, Nina Wu’s screenwriter and lead actress playing the eponymous character as well as supporting actress Hsia Yu-Chiao. Together, they will be sharing on the inspiration behind the film, the difficulties faced by actresses in navigating the competitive field of cinema to build a career in film, and the issue of women empowerment that the film ultimately aims to highlight.
Midi Z, Wu Ke-xi, Hsia Yu-Chiao
Sun, 24 Nov 2019 / 4:30 PM
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