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Home Away from Home

A group of elder immigrants who came to the U.S. to take care of their grandchildren were born here.

Overview

Genre
Minorities and Social Issues
Synopsis

Every weekend, a group of old people comes to this Chinese language school learning English, while their grandchildren are taking Chinese classes. This is a project focusing on the living condition of these elder group who immigrate to America to help take care of their grandchildren who are born there. It is not only about dilemma from living abroad but also draws attention to the current social problem of ‘empty nest’ in China as well as the concerns of being old.

Stage
finished
Running time
12 and 51 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2016
Locations
PA - Pennsylvania

Distribution Details

Release year
2016
Festivals
12th Chinese American Film Festival, 3rd International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra Awards, Prato Film Festival,Screening Scholarship Media Festival, NextFrame Film Festival, Los Angeles CineFest,Philadelphia Film Showcase, IPAAF Festival
Awards
winner, Corti Made in China, Prato Film Festival, Italy
Language
Chinese | English
Subtitles
English

Photos

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