"My Life in China"
"My Life In China" is a film that all Americans can relate to. In America, everyone has a family story of immigration.
My father would always tell us the story about how he walked for 7 days and 6 nights, before swimming for 4 hours to Macau to escape communism in 1966. His story would always fall on my deaf ears as a teenager, but as an adult, I'm finally beginning to understand his sacrifice.
"My Life In China" is a personal film that retraces that epic journey back to rural Taishan, China where a profound revelation happens.
Director/Editor: Kenneth Eng
Producer: Melanie Blair
Director of Photography: Jack Lam
About the Production:
"As I get older, my quest to fit in has been replaced by my desire to rediscover my origins. During my entire childhood, I couldn't comprehend the magnitude of my father's story of immigration. It's only now that I'm beginning to understand his selfless act. And for that, I'm forever grateful. The purpose of this film project is to reach as many people as possible with the hopes of inspiring them to think about their own family story." -- Kenneth Eng
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