HELLO AHMA Short Films

HELLO AHMA

Unable to return home to attend Grandma’s funeral because of immigration bureaucracy, a young Singaporean girl new to America searches for Grandma’s reincarnation in a pet store turtle.

Part of SHORTS PROGRAM 2

Siyou Tan is an LA-based filmmaker originally from Singapore. Her short HELLO AHMA premiered in competition at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. She was a fellow at the 2018-19 AFI Directing Workshop for Women and the 2019 Asian Film Academy at the Busan International Film Festival. She is a film graduate of Wesleyan University.

Siyou Tan
tansiyou@gmail.com
860-318-5369

Details

Country: Singapore

Year: 2019

Director: Siyou Tan

Screenwriter: Siyou Tan

Producers: Samantha Lee, Shincy Lu, Paul Fishback

Executive Producer: Teck Sien Lau

Director of Photography: Arlene Muller

Editor: Benjamin Tolentino

Production Designer: Karu de Jesus Legrand

Cast/Featuring: Sofie Yang, Dawn Ying Yuen, Peter Boon Koh, Wu Mama, Squirtle

Running Time (minutes): 15 min

Languges: Chinese, English

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