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In this hypnotically cinematic love letter flowing through time and generations, director Chloe Abrahams probes raw questions her mother and grandmother have long brushed aside, tenderly untangling painful knots in her family’s unspoken past.

Screenings
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UPCOMING SCREENINGS

Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan

15th October, 9:50pm

18th October, 3:10pm

22nd October, 4:40pm

Folkestone Doc Fest, UK

21st October, 12:30pm

Indie Memphis, TN

28th October, 6:20pm

New Orleans Film Festival, LA

5 November, 1:30pm

San Diego Asian Film Festival, CA

7 November, 6:25pm

Mental Health Film Festival, Singapore

8th November, 7pm

Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival, Canada

9th November, 5:30pm

Aesthetica Film Festival, York

9th November, 7pm

PAST SCREENINGS

True/False Film Festival – Columbia, MO 

3 March – 4:45pm – Bluenote Theater

4 March – 3pm – Big Ragtag

5 March – 3:15pm – Bluenote Theater 

First Look Film Festival – New York, NY

17 March – 7pm – Showcase Screening @ Redstone Theater

26 March – 6pm – Encore Screening @ Bartos Screening Room

 

Austin Asian American Film Festival – Austin, TX

24 June – 5pm – AFS Cinema

Bellweather Film Series – Amherst, MA

29 June – 7pm – Amherst Cinema

BlackStar Film Festival – Philadelphia, PA

3 August – 11:30am – Suzanne Roberts Theater

DokuFest – Prizren, Kosovo

* nominated for the  international feature dox award * 

9 August – 12:30pm – Dokukino

10 August – 10:30am – Dokukino

New/Next Film Fest, Baltimore MD

18 August – 4:30pm – The Charles Theater

20 August – 12:30pm – The Charles Theater

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, VT

25 August – 9am – Dana Auditorium

BFI London Film Festival, UK – Grierson Award Competition

Friday 6 October, 6:30pm – Vue Leicester Square

Monday 9th October, 12:30pm – BFI NFT3

Press

PRESS

★★★★

"reaffirms the strength of generational bonds and champions the desire of the new generation to question and provoke and demand answers"

- THE EVENING STANDARD

 

#1 True/False film

"a bright seam of joy runs through Abrahams' engrossing first feature"

- SIGHT AND SOUND (print, May & October 2023)

"...an astonishing piece of non-fiction filmmaking...gorgeously nuanced and textured"

- CRITERION CAST

 

"there are evocations of Kirsten Johnson and Agnès Varda in Abrahams’s collage-like approach"

- REVERSE SHOT

"a testament to sensory filmmaking, where the act of looking evokes smell and taste"

- CINEUROPA

 

"...a powerful love letter...a reverberant profile in hope."  

- THE MOVEABLE FEST 

 

"visceral, dreamlike"

- IDA MAGAZINE


"one of the strongest debut features in this early year"

- THE FILM STAGE

"striking...a moving, lyrical and haunting film"

- HOLLAND FOCUS

 

"exquisite...The Taste of Mango communicates an enormous sense of love and generosity throughout"

- FILMMAKER MAGAZINE

 

"fearless...masterful" 

- THE MANEATER

 

"A delicate family portrait about unconditional love, resolve and hope…Lyrical and heartbreaking."

- SCREEN ANARCHY

 

"every one of Abrahams' storytelling choices pays off beautifully" 

- COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE 

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