Ai Li-ya

Poster for the movie "The Story of Xiao-Yan"

The Story of Xiao-Yan

Thirteen year old Xiao-Yan is devoted to her studies at her local school and determined to use them as a spring-board out of her mundane fate. Unfortunately for her, the school fees for the new term are set to increase from 20 yuan up to 24 and her mother, struggling to cope on her meager income while her husband is away working, is unwilling to stump up the new amount. Young Xiao-Yan is made of … Read more

Poster for the movie "So Long, My Son"

So Long, My Son

The changes in Chinese society from the 1950s to the ’80s, as experienced by two families.