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On Exchange of Coming of Age - Talk : Louise Wong x Edward Lam
和林奕華做朋友之交換成長:一人有一部陪我長大的電影 - 分享講座: 王丹妮 x 林奕華
Date 日期:  20 Oct 2022
Time 時間: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue 地點: CPD-3.04, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, HKU
Speaker(s) 講師: 林奕華 Edward Lam & 王丹妮 Louise Wong
Summary 內容: 和林奕華做朋友之交換成長:一人有一部陪我長大的電影 On Exchange of Coming of Age 

分享講座 Talk: 王丹妮 Louise Wong x 林奕華 Edward Lam



What is the relationship between growth and movies, movies and us, and us and growth?

In this talk, the Best New Performer of the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards, Louise Wong, will exchange movies that grew up with her with renowned theatre director, Edward Lam. Louise made her film acting debut in Anita, playing Hong Kong pop legend Anita Mui in 2021. She was also nominated for Best Actress.

日期 Date: 20/10/2022 (Thu)
時間 Time: 19:00 – 21:00
地點 Venue: CPD-3.04, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, HKU
語言 Language: Cantonese粵語 (Simultaneous interpretation in English will be provided upon request by 12/10)
講者 Speakers: 林奕華 Edward Lam & 王丹妮 Louise Wong
登記 Registration (HKU members only): 

《梅艷芳》導演演員分享會:從《梅艷芳》看香港文化、聽大眾心聲 (11/11/2021)
Through the Lens and Voices of ANITA: Hong Kong Culture and Stories

嘉賓講者 Guest Speakers:
梁樂民 Longman Leung (導演 Director) & 王丹妮 Louise Wong (主演 Starring)

Bio of Speaker(s) 講者簡介: Edward Lam 林奕華
「非常林奕華」藝術總監,劇場導演。至今編導超過60齣原創作品。香港藝術發展獎藝術家年獎(戲劇)得主,並分別憑《男人與女人之戰爭與和平》、《紅娘的異想世界之在西廂》、《紅樓夢》三獲上海現代戲劇谷「壹戲劇大賞」年度最佳導演獎。2016年台灣《PAR表演藝術》雜誌出版第一本研究林奕華導演作品的著作《Who’s Afraid of 林奕華:在劇場,與禁忌玩遊戲》(徐硯美著)。1997年開始主持港大通識課程。  

Artistic Director and Theatre Director of the Edward Lam Dance Theatre, Lam founded Zuni Icosahedron with friends in the early 1980s, and established the Edward Lam Dance Theatre during his residence in London (1989 to 1995). Since returning to Hong Kong in 1995, he has devoted himself to the theatre and has directed more than 60 original works. Lam was awarded “Best Director” at “Modern Drama Valley’s One Drama Awards” for his works, Men and Women, War and Peace (2010), The Doppelgänger (2012), and What is Sex? (2017), and was named “Artist of the Year” (Theatre) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2017. His musical theatre piece, Art School Musical (2014) has toured over a dozen cities in Asia, and had its fourth rerun in Hong Kong at Freespace in October 2019.

Books of Lam’s collected essays include Waiting For Hong KongThe Meaning Of EntertainmentEvil But GlamorousMy TV Dinner Years, and Leading Ladies In The Mandarin Cinema. Who Is Afraid Of Edward Lam? Alexander Hsu’s analysis of Lam’s stage works from 2006 to 2015, was published by Performing Arts Review in Taiwan (2016).

Louise Wong王丹妮

香港著名模特兒,早在2006年,年僅十七歲便參加了全球最大模特兒賽事之一的Elite世界精英模特兒大賽(Elite Model Look),更贏得亞太區決賽冠軍。及後得米蘭模特兒公司招手,踏上國際天橋之路,先後參與巴黎、米蘭時裝周,並活躍於日本模特兒界。
電視演出方面,獲邀於Viu TV 出品《那年盛夏 我們绽放如花》中作特別演出,此劇由第四十屆香港電影金像獎最佳新晉導演陳健朗執導。
A famous top model in Hong Kong. Louise Wong attended world-renowned international model competition Elite Model Look in 2006 at the age of 17. There, she won first place of the Asia-Pacific region final. Soon after, Louise signed with a modeling agency based in Milan, Italy, attending Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks and working in Japan’s modeling industry as well.
In 2021, Louise made her film acting debut in Anita, playing Hong Kong pop legend Anita Mui. For her performance, she won Best New Performer and was nominated for Best Actress at the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards.
In 2022, Louise reunited with the team behind ANITA for the film A Guilty Conscience, produced by Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon producer Bill Kong and starring top comedian Dayo Wong. Tackling a challenging character, Louise will surely give another breakthrough performance in the film.
Aside from film roles, Louise will have a special guest performance in an upcoming TV series produced by Hong Kong ‘s Viu TV and directed by Hong Kong Film Award Best New Director winner, Kin Long Chan.