Mei Mei is a short film adapted from Dmae Roberts’ radio documentary Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song first heard on NPR in 1989. Using the original radio piece as a soundtrack, the film mixes dramatized and archival footage, historical photographs and illustrations to tell the story of Dmae asking her mom, Chu-Yin Roberts about her childhood in Taiwan when she was sold as a child during WWII, suffering abuse, starvation and how she was saved by a female Buddha. This is the first film of a larger half-hour film adaption of the award-winning radio piece. Directed and produced by Dmae Roberts. Edited by Tammy Howard.
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