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Club Movie Screening & Panel: “Codebreaker”

Date: 27 Jun 2018 06:30 PM | Venue:

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
6:30pm – Doors Open
7:00pm – Introduction
7:10pm – Screening
8:10pm – Panel
1st Floor

“Codebreaker” is a 53-minute British docudrama about the life of Alan Turing – a renowned World War II codebreaker and father of the modern computer – and his persecution as a homosexual, which ultimately led to his early death.


Andrew Heyn, the British Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macao, spoke briefly about equality in today’s society and highlight why documentaries such as “Codebreaker” help raise the profile of equalities issues in a meaningful and engaging way. Patrick Sammon, the producer, discussed how the film came to be made. The panel focused on rights issues and challenges currently facing the LBGT community in Hong Kong.

Guests & Panelists:
Andrew Heyn, British Consul-General ,Hong Kong and Macao.
Patrick Sammon, President of Story Center Productions. He is the creator and executive producer of “Codebreaker.”
Gigi Chao, Vice Chairman and Senior Consultant, Cheuk Nang Holdings. She is founder of Faith in Love Foundation, a charity she founded in 2008 with a vision for service in humility and yearning for simple giving.
Nigel Collett, An award-winning biographer and author. He was featured as a moderator for the Hong Kong International Literary Festival, for which he was instrumental in promoting the first event focused on gay and lesbian writing in 2008.
Fern Ngai, CEO of Community Business, which launched the ground-breaking LGBT+ Inclusion Index and annual awards. While at Standard Chartered Bank, she served as their first diversity and inclusion champion for Hong Kong.


The screening of “Codebreaker” was made possible by the British-Consulate in Hong Kong.



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