A Useless Fiction

  • Macao SAR
  • Germany
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The filmmaker immersed himself into this film as he approaches the complexity of textual manipulation and the impossibility of communication. Does everything become useless when one transcends boundaries inside the mind?


  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Cheong Kin Man
  • Editing
    Cheong Kin Man
  • Music
    Hsu Shi-tien
  • Sound
    Cheong Kin Man
  • Duration
    31 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Macao SAR
    • Germany
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Canada International Film Festival (Vancouver)
    • Short Film Corner du Festival de Cannes
    • Festividad Del Patrón «Leer Reevoluciona (Homenaje Al Lector)», Spain
    • Kino Otok - Isola Cinema International Film Festival, Slovenia
    • Festival Cinemística, Spain
    • Festival of Migrant Film, Slovenia
    • Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, USA
    • Macau Film Festival in San Leandro, USA
    • DokuBazaar - International Documentary Film Festival, Slovenia
    • Festival de Cine de Bogotá
    • Duisburger Filmwoche
    • South Taiwan Film Festival, Taiwan
    • Festival Caminhos Cinema Português, Portugal
    • Singapore International Film Festival
    • Sound & Image Challenge Festival, Macau
    • China Independent Film Festival (Nanking)
    • Noida International Film Festival, India
    • Anthropologies numériques, France
    • The Script Road - Macau Literary Festival
    • KeyiArt Festival, China
    • International Peace Film Festival In Gangjeong, South Korea
    • Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, India
    • Macao International Film and Video Festival
    • Sejem Akademske Knjige Liber.ac
    • Come Alive Art Festival, Taiwan
    • Love International Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA
    • Ground Up Student Film Festival, Hong Kong
    • Etats Généraux du Film Documentaire
  • Awards
    • 2015 Rising Star Award, Canada International Film Festival (Vancouver)
    • Distinción Amarilla, Festival Cinemística, Spain
    • Winner of International Experimental Film, Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, US
    • Nominated for the Best Experimental Film, South Taiwan Film Festival, Taiwan
    • Ten Best Experimental Films, China Independent Film Festival (Nanking)
    • Best Editing Award, Noida International Film Festival, India

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