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Exhibition: Leslie Cheung 張國榮 – Hong Kong Icon (1956-2003)

February 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am - April 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm


Co-presented by UBC Asian Library and the Department of Asian Studies, Leslie Cheung 張國榮: Hong Kong Icon (1956-2003) commemorates the 20th anniversary of the passing of the legendary Hong Kong actor, singer, and performer, Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing. In addition to books and scholarly journals, the exhibition features a collection of original Asian-language film posters from some of Cheung’s most popular and critically acclaimed films. These include A Better Tomorrow (1986), Days of Being Wild (1990), Farewell My Concubine (1992), Ashes of Time (1994), and He’s a Woman, She’s a Man (1994). The display also highlights a selection of vinyl records and promotional posters from albums such as The Wind Blows On (1983), Leslie (Monica) (1984), Summer Romance (1987) and Final Encounter (1989), among many others.