Sam Ho is a curator, researcher, teacher, writer and critic. Based in Hong Kong and the United States, Ho specializes in the study of Hong Kong cinema and has also curated programmes and written extensively on many aspects of cinema, including films from China, the United States, Europe and other parts of Asia. His writing has appeared in books, academic journals, newspapers, magazines and online. Ho’s work had been translated into many different languages, including Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Korean.
Sam Ho is also involved in film education, having taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as well as conducting seminars and workshops in secondary schools.
Devoted to the international promotion of Hong Kong cinema, Ho has given many lectures around the world.
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