I Don’t Feel at Home Anywhere Anymore

  • Viv Li
  • Belgium, China
  • 2020
  • 16 min
  • World Premiere
  • IDFA Competition for Student Documentary
Thirty-year-old Viv Li is studying art in Belgium and hasn’t lived in her native China for ten years. During the Christmas holidays, she pays a nine-day visit to her family in Beijing, where it soon becomes clear that she feels like an outsider. Losing your roots is a painful process, Li shows, though it has its humorous moments. In brief, unsubtitled scenes, this short film portrays the discomfort of the bird that has flown but temporarily returns to the nest. The cruel fate of the migrant is subtly captured in modest but telling scenes.

Credits

Director
Viv Li
Production
Viv Li, DocNomads

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Viv Li
Festival Handling
Viv Li

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Available versions
DCP, color
Spoken languages
Chinese

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2020
World Premiere
IDFA Competition for Student Documentary

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