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Hong Kong protest documentary gets late Cannes slot

The documentary focuses on pro-democracy protests in 2019

The Cannes film festival is set to screen a documentary on the 2019 crackdown on Hong Kong’s  pro-democracy movement on Friday, potentially risking diplomatic tensions with China.

Cannes has handled the film with unusual discretion, allowing only a handful of accredited reporters to see it before a single scheduled public screening headlined “surprise documentary” on Friday. clr-jh/tgb

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