COVID AND WHO I AM NOWDirected by Diana Dai
In this powerful and emotional short documentary, Mary, a young Chinese Canadian medical student is attacked during the Covid-19 pandemic. The film explores the aftermath of the incident, it’s deep emotional journey and how she struggles with her self identity amid rising anti-Chinese racism during this unprecedented time.
THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND.
About the Filmmaker: A multi-award winning documentary filmmaker, Diana Dai has received the prestigious Gemini Award and the Golden Sheaf Award for the CBC documentary “China’s Earthquake: The People in the Pictures”. She has also received several awards in international film festivals. She is the director for multi-award winning documentary “My Farmland”, a well-acclaimed documentary “My First 150 days”; “China: The Miraculous Transformation” and “SARS: Cover up and Aftermath”; in addition to other documentaries. The documentaries that Diana directed/produced have aired in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Her documentaries are also collected by many renowned universities and libraries around the world.
The pandemic has interrupted the world including the protagonists in this shorts program.