The crisis caused by the “Extradition bill” has continued for more than one month since June 2019. As the HK government has not replied to the 5 major demands, citizens march and protest every weekend. The police continually escalates their force against protestors.

Director Biography

Kanas Liu is an independent documentary filmmaker in Hong Kong. She studied Cultural Studies in Lingnan University. After graduation, she has worked in various positions in media industries. She worked in local televisions, producing TV dramas. She has also worked in a local newspaper as reporter. Starting from 2014, Kanas started filming social movements and protests in Hong Kong. Two documentary films was produced in 2015-2016 about van drivers participating in the umbrella movement. In year 2019, Kanas worked in filming the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong. She produced five short documentary films including “Comrades”. She is still following this movement and will continue to produce documentary films.


Kanas Liu


Hong Kong








15 min.

No One is an Island

Friday, 3 September 11:00 - 12:32 / Kijkhuis 1
92 min.
Saturday, 4 September 16:00 - 17:35 / Kijkhuis 2
95 min.

Also in this session

1. Y'a pas d'heure pour les femmes
Sarra El Abed, 19 min.
2. Comrades
Kanas Liu, 15 min.
3. La grande nuit
Sharon Hakim, 20 min.
4. Image of Victory
Adi Mishnayot, 30 min.