The Special Day

  • Yao He
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  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 20, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Yao He

I am Yao He, who graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a degree in film and digital media. I believe in telling stories that resonate with my personal experience and reflect on real-life events. Recreating real-life moments through the lens excites me because I would want to share with the world what I saw and what I experienced.

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Director Statement

Young people oversea are thousands of miles away from home celebrating the holiday alone. A holiday that is no longer a celebration of the new year but a battle of homesickness.