Mark Your Calendars for the worldwide premiere of THE HONG KONGER: JIMMY LAI’S EXTRAORDINARY STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM, to be shown on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at 8:00 pm ET .
Sign up here to get notified of the worldwide premiere next Tuesday: https://www.acton.org/jimmylai
Here is where to watch the premiere next Tuesday at 8pm ET: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRkuv-fOV7k
See trailer below.
THE HONG KONGER is a multi-award-winning documentary by the Acton Institute. When Hong Kong’s basic freedoms come under attack, newspaper publisher and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai (a devout Catholic) finds himself in the crosshairs of the state and must choose between defending Hong Kong’s long-standing liberties, or his own freedom.
Jimmy’s story is one that cannot die in a prison cell—it is one that must reignite a persistent movement to defend the cause of freedom for Hong Kongers, for China as a whole, and humanity everywhere. You can make a difference. Learn about the three ways you can get involved with the film.
Lai Chee-Ying, also known as “Jimmy Lai,” is a successful Hong Kong entrepreneur, media mogul and democratic activist who escaped—young and penniless—to Hong Kong from mainland China. Lai eventually founded Apple Daily, one of the most well-read newspapers in Hong Kong.
Lai was sentenced in April 2022 to 14 months in prison for his role in pro-democracy protests.
Now, CCP leadership are doing everything in their power to eradicate Lai’s name and memory as they continue to snuff out threats to the CCP’s absolute power.
Watch the trailer below:
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