ICONA ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2023 On Demandhttps://iconafestival.eu/vod
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Joss Lotuses to Grandma

Screening: Student Competition 6
United States 2022
Duration: 06:15
Directed: Stefie Gan
Production: Kendra Mitchell

Logline: A girl returns to Malaysia after her grandma’s death. The film explores their bond, the biculturalism of immigration, and the cultural rituals that can help heal grief and the loss of separation. More detailed synopsis: Meimei grows up in Taiping, Malaysia with Grandma and learns the traditional practices of her culture. Grandma introduces Meimei to the gods, and Meimei teases them. When Meimei moves to New York City, she loses her connection with her culture. Meimei returns to Malaysia after her grandma’s death.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts
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