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AUG 17 March Against Hong Kong Police Brutality

Hong Kong government has not responded to the protesters 5 demands in the Extradition Bill to China.  Instead, they have stayed silent and allowed Hong Kong to turn into a police state. The Hong Kong police brutality and corruption have escalated more and more as a result of it.  From excessive and inappropriate use of tear gas and pepper sprays, excessive brutal force and cooperation with the local triads against Hong Kong citizens and firing rubber bullets at the eye of an unarmed female nurse, this must end here.  


Please join us and the rest of the global rallies against Hong Kong police brutality. 


Initial Gathering Location:  SP+ Parking

1320 5th St.  Santa Monica

https://maps.app.goo.gl/gCCj6gt7WioC3zo79

Parking Suggestions:  Try to find parking on 4th St. and or take the Metro

Exact march route(s) to be announced


Dress attire:  Black color clothing (HK protesters’ color) if possible.


You are welcome to bring your appropriate event signage.  We will provide more info as it becomes available.

PAST EVENTS

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AUG 3 - L.A. Lennon Wall Mini Concert

 We will be having a mini concert at Barnes Park (by the tennis courts) in front of our LA Lennon Wall.  More details to come.  Please join us as we close out another great event.  


Date:   Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM 

Location: Barnes Memorial Park City 

JUL 20 - AUG 3 L.A. Lennon Wall for Hong Kong

As Hong Kongers continue to protest against the Extradition Law To China and police brutality, we would like to show global support by building and sharing our LA Lennon Wall.  

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lennon_Wall_(Hong_Kong)

Join us 7/20 Sat as we start building our Lennon Wall for Hong Kong.  We will be in Barnes Park Monterey Park from 07/20 to 08/03.  (Weekends 9 AM to 9 PM, Weekdays 6-10 PM) 

JUN 16 Los Angeles Rally For Hong Kong 2 Million+1 Person

Hong Kongers Rally in LA tonight.  2 million + 1 people in Hong Kong protested in the No Extradition Law to China march, after Chief Executive Carrie Lam temporarily suspended the bill. We demand for the full removal of the bill, not suspension. We demand the release of all arrested and drop their charges. We demand accountability from Commissioner of Police Stephen and the police force to stop the violent crackdown of protesters immediately.  Carrie Lam has proven that she only serves the Chinese Communist Party and not Hong Kong.  We demand for her to step down immediately.

The Rally will mark the 46th hour of Hong Kongers in Los Angeles Hunger Strike 


Date:   Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 5 PM – 6 PM 

Location: Barnes Memorial Park City 


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JUN 14 L.A. No Extradition Law to China Hunger Strike Relay & Rally

Hong Kongers in Los Angeles launch hunger strike in protest against the Hong Kong Extradition Bill to China Amendment.  We strongly condemn Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Secretary for Security John Lee, Commissioner of Police Stephen Lo and Hong Kong police on their use of violent force, including the firing of rubber bullets, sand bags, water cannon and countless tear gas canisters on protesters in Hong Kong. We demand the stop of police brutality, and the retraction of the Extradition Bill immediately.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/hong-kong-extradition-law-why-protest_n_5d00f9e6e4b07551039ad3c0

We will have a rally on 6/14 in addition to the Hunger strike relay.  Relay will be broken out into 2 24 hours shifts.  

6/14 Friday 7 PM to 6/15 Saturday 7 PM.  
6/15 Saturday 7 PM to 6/16 Sunday 7 PM.  

Location: Barnes Memorial Park City

Non HKF members are welcome to join but must sign a liability and disclosure form.  Additional details to follow. 

JUN 12 繼續撐 反送中 Los Angeles Gathering

 To continue our support for those fighting to end 

the Extradition Bill Amendments in Hong Kong 


Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM

Location: 432 S McPherrin Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754 (Barnes Memorial Park City

JUN 9 No Extradition Law to China 反對修訂《逃犯條例》

 The Hong Kong Security Bureau proposed changes to two laws in February 2019: The Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance. The changes would expand the case-by-case extradition arrangement to mainland China, as well as any other jurisdictions where there are no existing agreements, and remove Legislative Council’s role in providing oversight and protection by reviewing individual requests for extradition before the transfer of criminal suspects to mainland authorities.

The removal of provisions in existing laws that exclude applicability to mainland China is especially troubling because it allows the transfer of people accused of crimes abroad from Hong Kong to mainland China where the judiciary lacks independence. In China, individuals would be subjected to a system that has a long record of serious violations of the right to a fair trial, including limitations on access to counsel, arbitrary detention, torture and other ill-treatment, and other violations of human rights. The amendments thus have the potential to seriously undermine existing rule of law commitments by the Hong Kong government to the rule of law and the international community. 


 

Date:  Tuesday, June 6, 2019 at 2 – 4 PM

Location: Grand Park

200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012

JUN 4 Candlelight Vigil 六四燭光晚會

 Come join us to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice on June 4th, 1989 with a candlelight vigil outside the Chinese Consulate.  Three decades have passed, and yet the simple demands of democracy and human rights have not inched forwarded. 


 Date:  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 8 PM – 9:30 PM

 Location: 443 Shatto Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90020-1703, United States 

  

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MAY 4 Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella Screening 傘上:遍地開花 放映會

Hong Kong Forum Los Angeles and Taiwan Center Foundation of Greater Los Angeles are proud to present the screening of "Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella".

Summary:  "Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella" is a documentary filmed from the perspective of social and democracy activists. The "Umbrella Movement" in 2014 was an indelible mark of Hong Kong that summer. This film has witnessed how Hong Kong's democracy blossomed everywhere.  The Documentary will have both Chinese and English subtitles.
The screening is free, but donations to the film's production team are welcome in order to produce part two of this film.  For additional inquiries, please contact us at:  info@hkfla.org


洛杉磯香港論壇和大洛杉磯台灣會館很高興和您分享 "傘上:遍地開花” 的放映

摘要:  "傘上:遍地開花”是一部從社運人士及參與運動市民的角度出發拍攝的長篇紀錄片。2014年的 「雨傘運動」是那年夏天香港難以磨滅的烙印。本片見證了香港民主如何遍地開花。紀錄片附有中英文字幕。

放映是免費入場, 但製作團隊希望藉此籌款以便製作下集。如有其他疑問,請聯繫我們:  info@hkf.org 



2018

 

OCT 27 Free Public Screening of Road Not Taken 未竟之路

 A review of this student movement from their very own perspective: “Road Not Taken” - A Feature-length Documentary of the Umbrella Revolution filmed by Outfocus Productions

A New Generation - Umbrella Revolution has fundamentally changed the younger generation’s imagination of Hong Kong. Resistance - Hongkongers rising up to fight for their future.

The filming of “Road Not Taken” started during the student strike while the ending is yet to know, it was simply set to document stories of the youngsters. The film recorded student association strike committees, student leaders, general university participants of the movement, local “valiant” youngsters, that every one of them has sincerely tried their best to change our society step by step. Amongst this turbid uncertainty, how do young participants of Umbrella Revolution see their own future? In today’s Hong Kong, we are treading on darkness, seeking a way out of the current desperation. We have only one home, here in the city. Now, in obscurity, let’s search for the force of guidance than lead us through today’s gloom.


學生角度回看這場因學生而起的革命 — 雨傘革命紀錄長片 《未竟之路》

世代,雨傘革命打從心底改變年青人對香港的想像。
抗爭,港人將奮起奪回屬於自己的未來。

在這動蕩變革的一年,盛載著港人的決心、盼望、失落和憤怒。若要找一個決定性的時刻,大家都會不約而同指向 二零一四年九月的一個晚上。雨傘革命,不僅矛頭指向政權及中共,背後更湧現港人對抗爭的想像以及反思大台和固有的社運模式。今日香港,我們仍得在困境中摸黑前進,尋找前路。因為,我們的家就只有這裡。讓我們,在絕望中找到繼續前進的力量。


Language : Cantonese

Subtitles: Chinese and English

Watch Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP4VZ6-PUgU 

Tickets: Free

Parking: Free

Date & Time: Sat, October 27, 2018

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT

Location:  

Barnes Park Service Club House

440 South Mc Pherrin Avenue

Monterey Park, CA 91754

JUN 4 Candlelight Vigil 六四燭光晚會

Come join us to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice on June 4th, 1989 with a candlelight vigil outside the Chinese Consulate. Almost three decades have passed, and yet the simple demands of democracy and human rights have not inched forwarded.


Date: Monday, June 4 at 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: 443 Shatto Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90020-1703, United States

NOV 4 HKSAR 20th Anniversary - Vanished Archives 香港主權移交20年-消失的檔案

Vanished Archives - Cantonese narration, English Subtitle 

*Free Admission. Seats are limited, RSVP recommended* 
*Accepting donation on site, all proceeds go towards covering costs of the screening and any additional fund will be donated to Director Connie Lo to support her North America tour*

Hong Kong Forum Los Angeles is proud to be screening Vanished Archives on November 4th(Sat) 3 PM at the Monterey Park Service Club House. Executive Director Connie Lo and senior journalist Ching Cheong will be here for post screening discussions. 

Vanished Archives is a recount of the 1967 riots in Hong Kong. A labor dispute turned large scale battles, instigated by the Chinese Communist Party, leaving 51 dead (including 5 police officers). Executive Producer, Connie Lo, spent over 4 years searching, collecting, consolidating and reconstructing a critical part of Hong Kong history. The production team interviewed people from various backgrounds who were either directly involved and or witnessed to the riots, searched through tons of newspaper clippings, and declassified National Archives from the British Government. 

The film was so controversial that major theater chains in Hong Kong were unwilling to carry the movie; it is unable to get wild-release. Friends & family of Lo came together to form Vanished Archive Concern Group to organize community screenings, sort through the hard-earned original documents and present them to the public. 

Date: 11/4/2017 (Sat)
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Monterey Park Service Club House
440 South McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754

《消失的檔案》- 廣東話旁白,英文字幕

*免費入場,座位有限,請早訂位*
*會場設有捐款箱,資助今次放映會的支出,其餘收益將交予導演羅恩惠作為美加巡演的補助*

洛杉磯香港論壇有幸於十一月四日星期六下午三時,假蒙特利公園Service Club House放映紀錄片《消失的檔案》。導演羅恩惠以及資深時事評論員程翔,將出席電影播放後的答問會。

《消失的檔案》是香港六七暴動的還原紀錄。在中共煽動之下,一場勞資糾紛演變至大規模武力衝突, 最終五十一人死亡(包括五名警察)。 導演羅恩惠花了四年多尋覓、追蹤、綜合、分析香港歷史的關鍵章節。攝製隊採訪多位不同背景的參與者和目擊者,翻閱大量剪報以及英國政府解密了的國家檔案。

香港主要院線不願意播放這部極具爭議性的電影,導致公映困難,羅的友人自組《消失的檔案》關注組,協助推動社區放映及整理辛苦搜集得來的原始素材,公諸於世。

日期:2017年11月4日(星期六)
時間:下午3時正
地點:Monterey Park Service Club House
440 South McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754

AUG 25 A Talk with Cardinal Joseph Zen 與陳日君樞機對談

You’re cordially invited for talk and discussion with Cardinal Joseph Zen. Cardinal Zen is outspoken on issues relating to human rights, religious liberty, political freedom and Hong Kong democracy. He will be conducting a public talk-discussion on Sino-Vatican relationship and wide variety of topics relating to overall political freedom-development in Hong Kong. Please join us for an evening of great discussion.


陳日君樞機一直以來積極推動人權、宗教自主、政治自由及香港民主發展。我們誠意邀請您參加與陳日君樞機的對談會,樞機將會剖析中梵關係和其他香港政制發展等事務,期待您一起參與討論