1. Using the original 1989 radio docu-play as the sole soundtrack, "Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song" is a cross-cultural film of a mother and daughter separated by language and culture, yet bound together for life.This is a 90 sec. clip from "Mei Mei." Written, directed and produced by Dmae Roberts and a project of MediaRites Productions.

    See more info at: meimeiproject.com/

    Directed by Dmae Roberts, Edited by T. Howard, Cinematography by Grant Abbett. Featured actor: Samantha Choy. Taiwanese Opera footage with permission by Rebecca Lin, Poetic Tapestry via YouTube. youtube.com/watch?v=aBO8bRQhhq4

    In 1989, producer Dmae Roberts won a Peabody-award for her radio documentary, “Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song”. It was the first Taiwanese-American radio documentary on public radio. 25 years later, she has created a half-hour film using the audio documentary “Mei Mei” as the sole soundtrack.

    Mixing live action, animated effects and archival footage, “Mei Mei” tells the story of Dmae and her mother as they travel to Taiwan together after a long absence. This is the 25th anniversary of the original 1989 radio documentary. This project was funded by the Regional Art and Culture Council and Ronnie Lacroute of Willakenzie Estate and Indiegogo donors. Media sponsorship by KBOO.FM.

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  2. With the original 1989 radio docu-play as the sole soundtrack, "Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song" is a cross-cultural film about a mother and daughter separated by language and culture, yet bound together for life. Written, directed and produced by Dmae Roberts and a project of MediaRites Productions.

    In 1989, producer Dmae Roberts won a Peabody-award for her radio documentary, “Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song”. It was the first Taiwanese-American radio documentary on public radio. 25 years later, Dmae mixes live action, animated effects and archival footage with the sound of "Mei Mei" to tell the story of a mother and dauhter traveling to Taiwan together after a long absence.

    As Chu-Yin Roberts’ story unfolds she reveals the abuse she experienced when she was sold into servitude at the age of two and her hardship growing up during World War Two. She talks about the female Buddha who saved her life. It soon becomes clear the tensions they experienced with each other had to do not only with the always-complicated mother/daughter relationship, but also the fact they were of different cultures yet intrinsically tied together because they were family.

    This film is the 25th anniversary of the radio documentary that originally aired on NPR's All Things Considered, BBC, CBC and ABC.

    See more info at: meimeiproject.com/

    Directed by Dmae Roberts, Edited by T. Howard, Cinematography by Grant Abbett. 3D Animated Photo Effects: Sarah Mora. Paintings: Willow Zheng. Featured actors: Wynee Hu, Chisao Hata, Elaine Low, Samson Syharath and Samantha Choy.

    In 1989, producer Dmae Roberts won a Peabody-award for her radio documentary, “Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song”. It was the first Taiwanese-American radio documentary on public radio. 25 years later, she has created a half-hour film using the audio documentary “Mei Mei” as the sole soundtrack.

    This project was funded by the Regional Art and Culture Council and Ronnie Lacroute of Willakenzie Estate and Indiegogo donors.

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  3. Trailer for Mei Mei, A Daughter's Song directed and produced by Dmae Roberts. Edited by T. Howard. Videographer: Grant Abbett. Actors: Wynee Hu, Chisao Hata, Samson Syaharath, Samantha Choy and Elaine Low
    For more info about the film visit: meimeiproject.com/

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