• 3 Generations 3 Days

    Directed by Chu Hoi-ying
    Hong Kong | 20 minutes |

When Ching is asked to help her recently arrived grandmother’s transition to life in a care home, she gains newfound understanding of the painful commitments the women of her family, herself included, are expected to maintain.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes

film details

Director: Chu Hoi-ying
Producers: Daisy Yung
Screenwriter: Chu Hoi Ying
Cinematographers: Chu Hoi Ying, Peter Pan
Editor: Chu Hoi Ying
Cast: Chan Lai Wun, Ellen Liu Oi Ling, Alma Kwok
Original Language Title: 紅棗薏米花生
Country: Hong Kong
Language: In Cantonese with English subtitles.
Year: 2019
Running Time: 20 minutes
Awards: Best Live Action Short Film, Golden Horse Awards; Best Director & Fresh Wave Award, Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival; Best Short Film, South Taiwan Film Festival
Contact Email: nicolehychu@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/3generations3days

director biography

Chu Hoi-ying is a director and producer from Hong Kong. She earned her BA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong music department in 2011, and MFA from Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Film in 2014. Chu was a member of the Asian Film Academy at Busan International Film Festival in 2016. She got selected into the 2019 International Film Business Academy of Busan Asian Film School and the 2019 Taiwan Golden Horse Film Academy. Her short film 3 Generations 3 Days (2019) won the Best Director and Fresh Wave Awards at 13th Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival as well as the Best Live Action Short Film at 56th Golden Horse Awards.

2020 ShortFest