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Directed by Chieh Yang

Filmmakers in attendance.

On Chinese New Year Eve, ten-year old Yang Lan anxiously waits for her singer mother to come home. While the big family is celebrating loudly with Mahjong, fireworks, dinner and laughs, she struggles to reconcile her urge to feel, at least for a brief moment, loved.

Director, Writer: Chieh Yang
Producer: Yu Yen Chang
Co-Producer: April Hung, Sandra Mitrovic
Director of Photography: Peter Pan
Editor: Liyo Gong, Chieh Yang
Music: Owen Wang

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Kids Shorts (Not the Kind You Wear)

FREE PROGRAM | Stories of courage, determination, fascinations, and plain old hunger. The will of the young and the young at heart is strong. Selected by the family team of Glenda Gamboa, Children’s Librarian and mom, Kamayo Quizon, Pre-Teen Movie Aficionado and son, and Joel Quizon, the dad. — Joel Quizon

Dates & Times


Aratani Theatre @ JACCC

Sun, May 5
11:00 am