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Actress Yeung wins Star Asia Award at N.Y. festival

From left, HKETONY Director Steve Barclay is pictured with actress Miriam Yeung, NYAFF director Samuel Jamier and director Adam Wong at the Star Asia Award presentation ceremony.

Miriam Yeung speaks before the screening of her film "She Remembers, He Forgets."

Actress Miriam Yeung takes a selfie with the audience.

Hong Kong actress Miriam Yeung received the prestigious New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) Star Asia Award before the screening of her film “She Remembers, He Forgets” (2015) on June 29. The award was presented to Ms. Yeung in recognition of her charismatic girl-next-door persona that epitomizes the anything-is-possible spirit of Hong Kong.

“She Remembers, He Forgets” was screened as part of Hong Kong Panorama, a showcase of nine distinguished Hong Kong films in New York sponsored by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (HKETONY). The film series is an integral part of this year’s NYAFF, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary.

HKETONY Director Steve Barclay welcomed Ms. Yeung and film director Adam Wong to help launch the Hong Kong film series at the reception at the Lincoln Center on June 29.

The other eight films were “Love in the Buff” (2012), “Weeds on Fire”  (2016), “The Mobfathers” (2016), “Lazy Hazy Crazy” (2015), “The Mermaid” (2016), “The Bodyguard” (2016), “Trivisa” (2016) and “Keeper of Darkness” (2015).

Actress Miriam Yeung (left) and director Adam Wong attend a news conference convened by HKETONY.


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