Screened out? Film charting Hong Kong's umbrella movement struggles to be seen

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Director claims major cinemas are refusing to show his documentary, Yellowing, because they don’t want to anger Beijing

As police tear gas rained down on student protesters, Chan Tsz-woon grabbed his Canon 50D camera and raced to the frontline.

It was the night of 28 September 2014 and, as the umbrella movement protests erupted on the streets of Hong Kong, the young filmmaker decided it was his mission to make a visual record of the historic political convulsion.

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