Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower
|Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower|
|Directed by||Joe Piscatella|
|20 January 2017|
Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower is a 2017 documentary about Joshua Wong, a teenager who rallies Hong Kong youth in dissent during the 2014 Hong Kong Occupy Movement when the Chinese Communist Party reneged on its promise of autonomy to the territory. At Sundance, Netflix negotiated worldwide viewing rights for the documentary. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at the Park City Temple Theatre in Sundance's World Documentary Competition. The film was released on Netflix on 26 May 2017.
Awards and nominations
- World Cinema Audience Award in the 'Documentary' category at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
- Producers Guild of America Award (nominated)
- Sundance: Netflix Nabs China Doc 'Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower', Hollywood Reporter, by Tatiana Siegel, 23 Jan 2017
- Singh, Harminder (May 2, 2017). "Netflix releases trailer for documentary about Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong". South China Morning Post. Retrieved May 2, 2017.
- Matthew Torne’s ‘Last Exit to Kai Tak’ captures the underlying betrayal of Hong Kong by its political system, HKFP, by Evan Fowler, 20 October 2018
- Official trailer
- Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower on IMDb
- Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower at Rotten Tomatoes
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