Secondary School by Tammy Cheung
A microcosm of the Hong Kong Education System

Critically acclaimed director Tammy Cheung chronicles the daily lives of two prestigious secondary schools in Hong Kong. Employing the Direct Cinema approach, it observes the Hong Kong education system at close range.

There will be a 30-minute post-screening discussion on some of the real-life issues faced by Hong Kong school teachers, how they deal with it and how teachers may use this film in classroom as a discusssion point.

这个记录片以三个多月的时间拍摄香港两所声誉优良的 "Band One " 中学的日常生活,包括上课, 早会,老师会议,课外活动及家长工作坊活动. 它尝试去了解老师教学目的与方法, 学生的价值观, 学校对男女角色的看法, 家长与子女的关系及教师的处境的情况.

Title: Secondary School
Directed by: Tammy Cheung
Duration: 85 min followed by a 30 min discussion.
Genre: Documentary
Language: Cantonese (with English subtitles) and English.

Date of screening: 30 Mar 2007, Fri
Time: 3-5pm
Venue: Hwa Chong Institution (High School Section), Block B, LT 2
Price : S$1.

Register by sending your name, school and email to Ethan Yeo. A confirmation will be emailed to you. Payments can be made at the door.

Address of Hwa Chong Institution:
661, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269734

The screening is made possible with the support of the Hwa Chong Institution.

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