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“I Throw Everything into a Blender When I DJ”: An Interview with Misty Penguin

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No Man is an Island presents the first of a set of collaborations with Electric Soul, a Hong Kong-based electronic music magazine and ticketing platform. For our first cross-posted article, we spoke with Beatrice Wong, who DJs as Misty Penguin. Apart from being one of Hong Kong’s few transgender DJs, Wong is also a stand-up comedian and filmmaker. The following article was originally published on Electric Soul on September 10th.

From No Man Is an Island
On October 5, 2021
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Love in the Shadows of Macau’s Casinos

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A Review of Madalena (馬達·蓮娜), a romance between two working-class immigrants to Macau from China. Ultimately, the film provides an effective, if dramatized, look at the lives of the working class as they eke out a bare existence in the shadows of the mega-casinos that Macau is best known for.

From No Man Is an Island
On July 1, 2021
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A City Under Siege, in Body and Spirit

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A Review of Inside the Red Brick Wall (理大圍城)

From No Man Is an Island
On May 18, 2021
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A Taxi Driver in the Midst of A Protest

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Night is Young (夜更) follows a Hong Kong taxi driver on one night in 2019.

From No Man Is an Island
On April 1, 2021