09.28 （三／WED）17:30 – CGV 星皓廣場戲院 CGV NOVA MALL CINEMAS
《日安（導演版）》 “The Lily Yet To Bloom (Director’s Cut)”
Every mother develops an indivisible bond with her child. This connection remains forever in their resembling personalities. However, with the rapid social development, this kind of family structure changes from time to time. My mother is a casino dealer. I forget how long we hadn’t talked and listened to each other. The gentle whispers of “good morning” or “good night” are long gone from our lives.
Lei Cheok Mei was graduated from the Department of Filmmaking at Taipei’s University of the Arts. Documentary director and film production designer, engaging in visual creation and art education.Documentary works include “The Lily Yet To Bloom” which was selected in Vancouver Independent Film Festival, “The Melancholy of Gods” won the Jury Prize for Best Film in the Local View Power section at the International Film Festival & Awards Macao, “Five Hundred Letters From Home” and “My Days in an Apartment” was nominated for the Best Documentary in the Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films in 2019 and 2022.
Spending three hours crossing the border, cross-border students only have 21 hours at their disposal. For these students, a border not only separates Macau and Zhuhai, but also results in a profound cultural gap and conflicting identity problems. This short documentary focuses on a cross-border student who has been going back and forth between Zhuhai and Macau for decades and explores how cross-border students overcome the cultural and ideological border.
Kyla Liang, born in 2001 in Zhuhai, is a junior student at the University of Macau majoring in Communications.