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Founded in 1997 by a group of independent Hong Kong filmmakers, Ying E Chi is a non-profit arts organisation. In 2011, they also formed a branch in Macau. According to their website, Ying E Chi's mission is 'to unite local independent filmmakers, as well as to distribute and promote independent films.' Other than releasing VCDs and DVDs of Hong Kong made independent films, Ying E Chi has also organised screenings, talks, and workshops. Since 2010, 'Club YEC' has also hosted free screenings and exchange activities.

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Ying E Chi, 影意志 (Hong Kong)

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Chinese - Traditional


filmart production

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Independent Initiative File (Hong Kong): Ying E Chi, 自主藝術團體/計劃檔案 (香港): 影意志

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Independent Initiative Files (IIF) are ephemeral materials in AAA Collections that document artist-led organisations, and independent artistic initiatives and projects throughout Asia. Listed in this section are materials related to independent initiatives based in Hong Kong.