USA | 7 min | 2019 | Chinese dialogue

SYNPOSIS

In Chinese New Year, finding the coin hidden inside of dumplings means having a blessed year ahead. A young woman loses her coins on a train, her life in a new country begins with a search to find them. The story comments on the place of heritage in the face of forging one’s own path, with an emphasis on food as a vessel for cultural traditions.

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CREDIT

written, designed & directed by SIQI SONG

cinematographer BONGANI MLAMBO

music by ALEXIS GRAPSAS

voice by ANNA PAN

produced by DIANA WARD & ASHIM AHUJA

executive producers VALERIE CASTILLO MARTINEZ & FRANCISCO VELASQUEZ

executive producer KIMBERLY HAN

FiLM iNDEPENDENT PROJECT iNVOLVE presents THE COIN

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