Thailand, Singapore, Burma, Malaysia / Busan 2013
Directed by Aditya Assarat, Royston Tan, Midi Zhao, Sun Koh, Tan Chui Mui, Tsai Ming Liang / Da Huang Pictures
Letters from the South is a collection of six short films about the topic of the Chinese Diaspora in South-East Asia. Each film is presented as a letter representing the filmmaker’s feelings and emotions toward their original homeland, China. The six filmmakers are Aditya Assarat (Thailand), Royston Tan (Singapore), Midi Zhao (Burma), Sun Koh (Singapore), Tan Chui Mui (Malaysia), and Tsai Ming Liang (Malaysia).