Title Oscar awards 2023 Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet RTHK Radio AM567 Backchat Media type Radio Duration/Length/Size 40:15 Country/Territory Hong Kong Date 15/06/23 Description On Wednesday’s Backchat we’re looking at Michelle Yeoh’s historic Oscar win and what it means for Asian cinema.
The Malaysian actress took home Oscar’s Best Actress trophy on Monday, for her performance in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”— making her the first Asian to win in a lead acting category.
She started her acting career in Hong Kong in the eighties before breaking through to Hollywood in the 1997 James Bond movie - Tomorrow Never Dies.
Now that she has taken home the top prize, what does it mean for Asian actors, and Asian cinema?
9:00am-9:45am: Oscar award 2023
9:00am-9:45am: BH - Dr. Jason Coe, Assistant Professor, Academy of Film at Hong Kong Baptist University
Producer/Author Janice Wong and Mike Rowse Persons Jason G. COE