“Today, I unfriended my mama”

ArmChannel has just released a short film called “Today, I unfriended my mama”. The film is about a protester’s stormy relationship with her mother, who supports the Hong Kong Police Force, aka the Blue Ribbon.

(If you can’t see the subtitle, please click here.)

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In the beginning of the short film, the female protagonist, sitting inside a tent in Admiralty’s “Umbrella Square”, scrolls back up her mother’s Facebook Timeline after having viewed the photos of her celebrating her mom’s birthday. Pausing at the picture with a blue ribbon saying “support the Hong Kong Police Force”, she painfully realizes that the halcyon days of the strong mother-daughter relationship are gone.


Her mother, now a Blue Ribbon, even shares a poster of a pro-police candlelight rally. In real life, the candlelight rally, which was held by goon groups, led to attacks of several journalists from the local and foreign media outlets.

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