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Dim Sum (A Little Bit of Heart)
Documentarist Jane Wong films her mother and two Chinese friends as they discuss their lives and experiences as émigrés living in Liverpool.
Student film 2002 38 mins
Director: Jane Wong
This beautifully insightful and joyful documentary describes life in Britain from the rarely-represented perspective of three Chinese women who chose to settle, work and raise their families in the UK. Jane Wong, a National Film & Television School graduate, filmed her Chinese mother and friends, Wah So and Linda Xa, going about their daily business in a Chinese grocery in Liverpool.
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