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Umbilical

USA  ·  2019  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  7'  ·  o.v. Chinese

“This piece explores how my mother’s abusive marriage shaped my experiences in boarding school in China. Our shared desire for normalcy have been constantly at odds with the realities that surround us”.


Animator Danski Tang captures an intimate and honest conversation between mother and daughter. Reflecting on the impact of abusive parental relationships and being a woman growing up in China. Beautifully animated with a tender and simple style that examines the intricacies of gender and sexual identification, and the unique bond between mother and child.

Liz Harkman
Screenings
Friday 9 | 8 | 2019  ·  14:00  ·  La Sala  ·  Sub. English,French
Saturday 10 | 8 | 2019  ·  17:00  ·  PalaVideo  ·  Sub. English
Sunday 11 | 8 | 2019  ·  09:30  ·  L’altra Sala  ·  Sub. English,French
Sunday 18 | 8 | 2019  ·  10:00  ·  Teatro Kursaal  ·  Sub. English,French
Director
Danski Tang
Producer
Danski Tang
Music
Sean Hayward
Sound
Danski Tang
Sound Designer
Danski Tang, Sean Hayward
Voice
Danski Tang
Editing
Danski Tang
Animation
Danski Tang

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