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Families -- China

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A Matter of Time, 2020

Identifier: vma_2020spring_liu_yang.pdf
Overview "'A Matter of Time' is a 15-minute short film written, directed, and edited by Yang Liu. The story describes an independent grandma YING(70s) is in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease living in a small town in China by herself. She insists on working, making a modest living by owning a small tailor shop, while her daughter XIAO YU(late 30s) is married to a laborer working and living in a big city. Xiao Yu travels back to Ying's hometown with her son WEI WEI(7) in order to persuade Ying to...
Dates: 2020

Lions' Heads, 2021

Identifier: vma_2021spring_li_ruoyu.pdf

"'Lions' Heads is a short Chinese family drama that follows an over-caring mother who surprises her son with an overseas visit. While the film's delicious food elements create a warm family tone, at its core the story explores underlying themes of anxiety and depression in international student communities and domestic violence." -- Abstract

Dates: 2021

On Sleep and Other Similes/交织, 2022

Identifier: cw_2022spring_cui_jingfei.pdf

"This thesis is a collection of essays written in a time the author chose to live in distinct cultures, exploring and contemplating her languages, desires, regrets and the things she cannot forsake. Traveling between the United States and China in the time of Covid19, the author looks into the weight of her choices and longings, where she came from, and where she is going." -- Abstract

Dates: 2022