If I Can’t Dance

[Opening Film] Feelings Are Facts World Premiere

If I Can’t Dance

Hong Kong / 2022 / 25 mins / Cantonese / Chinese & English subtitles / World Premiere

She faces endless rehabilitation; her body keeps recalling the injury; she wishes to appease, yet she fell…… Three dancers who have confronted injuries filled the visual with strain on the body. The film ponders how to co-exist with the trauma and keep going after one’s world falls apart.

Dorothy CHEUNG

Dorothy Cheung is a filmmaker and artist currently based in Hong Kong. Her practice explores the notion of identities and home through a double perspective – personal and political, memory and forgetfulness. Her moving-image works are internationally exhibited in Kunstinstituut Melly (formerly known as Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art), EYE Filmmuseum and Korzo Theater, and selected for film festivals including International Film Festival Rotterdam, Leeds International Film Festival, Taiwan International Documentary Festival and Queer Lisboa.

Dorothy CHEUNG

Screening details

1/9/2022 [Thu]
Kino, 1/F Eaton HK
8/9/2022 [Thu]
Broadway Cinematheque