Film femmes bow Hong Kong branch

Initiative kicked off this week with 'Amazons' screening

HONG KONG — Industry self-help group Women in Film and Television Intl. has opened a branch in Hong Kong.

Initiative kicked off this week with fund-raiser screening of “The 14 Amazons,” a 1971 Shaw Bros. classic about women generals of the Song dynasty. Founding members of Wifti Hong Kong include multihyphenate Ankie Lau Heung-ping, actress-turned-director Barbara Wong Chun-chun and former Celestial Pictures exec Patty Keung.

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