Amidst a deadly persecution, a determined orphan tries to bring her mother back to life through the power of art.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 3

Canadian premiere
Director Icon Director
Leon Lee
Producer Leon Lee
Screenwriter Leon Lee
Cinematographer Pierre Schlumberger, Bruce Worrall
Animation Richard Kent Burton
Editor Patrick Carroll
Production Design Adelaide Wilder
Music Ian Chen
Source Flying Cloud Productions Inc.
Canada 2020 19 min. No dialogue Official Website | Trailer


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Leon Lee is an award-winning filmmaker who shares intriguing stories that help shine a light on human rights issues. Human Harvest, Lee’s exposé about China’s illegal organ trade, was the recipient of a coveted Peabody Award. His recent feature documentary, Letter from Masanjia, premiered at Hot Docs and garnered awards at festivals worldwide. Lee is a two-time Canadian Screen Awards nominee and received a Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants Award in 2016.