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Breakaway

Wang Yao
Zenan Que
China, 2019, 7 min.

In Chinese with English subtitles.
This film is family friendly.

This film explores the families and children affected by adverse mental conditions that make everyday life a challenge, but also show the joy they experience as they engage in dance and art, bringing happiness and hard-earned accomplishment.

Director's Statement

My name is Wang Yao, I'm a student filmmaker from China. I have a strong interest in exploring social issues in my country that pertain to people who are underrepresented or seen as undesirable in modern society. It’s my mission to bring awareness to disabilities and encourage people to fully embrace people no matter their beliefs, ability, or manner in which they want to live their lives.

Category: Documentary.
Themes: World Cinema, Arts, Autism.

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