CHINESE TAKE AWAY

Have you ever put yourself in your mother's shoes?

CHINESE TAKE AWAY, an adaption of an acclaimed physical theatre show, uniquely blends poetic storytelling, drama and archival footage, to bring a true story to the screen. Performer/writer, Anna Yen, in seeking to understand a family tragedy, unravels stories about her grandmother, her mother and herself. The film moves from China in the early 1900s, through Hong Kong in the 30s, suburban Sydney in the 60s and into the present day. CHINESE TAKE AWAY tells a deeply personal story about strength, loss and transformation that resonates universally.

  • Chinese Take Away

    52m

    Have you ever put yourself in your mother's shoes?

    CHINESE TAKE AWAY, an adaption of an acclaimed physical theatre show, uniquely blends poetic storytelling, drama and archival footage, to bring a true story to the screen. Performer/writer, Anna Yen, in seeking to understand a family tragedy, ...

  • CHINESE TAKE AWAY

    1 video

    Have you ever put yourself in your mother's shoes?

    CHINESE TAKE AWAY, an adaption of an acclaimed physical theatre show, uniquely blends poetic storytelling, drama and archival footage, to bring a true story to the screen. Performer/writer, Anna Yen, in seeking to understand a family tragedy, ...

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    Ports of Destiny is a film about ageing and destiny. The film follows the filmmakers father, who at the age of 76, travels from Sydney to Buenos Aires to visit his 96 year old aunt and cousin. He hasn’t seen them since they all fled Germany 60 years earlier.

  • Letter Tape
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    Letter Tape

    1 video

    LETTER TAPE is an animated documentary about two engaged lovers separated by time zones and several oceans. The audio is an actual recording Cathy (the director's mother) made on a hired audio machine to communicate intimately to her fiancé after frustrated broken telephone conversations. It is b...