As we unravel the story of a son’s estrangement from his father, Popiah reveals itself to be equally a lyrical, yet authentic record of the joys, heartaches and frustrations of ordinary family life. And Just as each visual and narrative piece of the story appears under the threat of erasure by modernity, there is one emotional constant that lingers long after the film ends: Gratitude for the quiet love of our own families.
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Honouring the Past and Future

Qing Ming literally translates as ‘clean and bright’ is the day the Chinese sweep the graves of their ancestors. It is usually celebrated on the 15th day from the Spring Equinox, which falls in March to April and last for a month. It is celebrated by families reuniting and visiting to their ancestors’ gravesites to pay their respects.
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A short film about the simple things in every day life that we tend to take for granted.

“Parents, the two persons whose kindness are not easy to repay” ~ The Buddha


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Remembering and Honouring the Departed During Qing Ming 清明节

“Buddhists rightly speaking should spend Qing Ming recollecting the kindness of our forefathers, and honouring them by remembering how they may have lived a blameless life or have conducted themselves in a manner worth emulating.”  – Venerable Chuan Guan

Original article by Venerable Chuan Guan.

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