NAI / MILKDirected by Michelle Ang
Cast: Cindera Che, Florence Hartigan, Koda Botwin, Michelle Ang
NAI/Milk offers an alternative narrative about motherhood from a deeply personal point of view. A single Chinese woman struggles to bridge the cultural and societal expectations of motherhood in a western setting as she loves her son but yearns for a return to her own identity, until she finds release in the most unlikely way.
Writer: Alex Chu, Michelle Ang
Producer: Roxy Shih
Director of Photography: Sheldon Chau
Editor: Kevin Schlanser, Jack Brown
Production Designer: Ester Kim
Composer: Arli Liberman
Parenting can come in many forms. It’s a single mother who struggles to keep her traditions and her noodle shop alive in a rapidly changing world. It’s the auntie who takes on the role of guardian for her niece. It’s the tender season after a mother’s passing, when her cognitively disabled daughter and her estranged sister must learn to communicate in order to move forward.