British Born Chinese

British Born Chinese

Research Film Project | 46min | UK | 2015 | dir. Andy Lawrence and Elena Barabantseva

British Born Chinese is a film about the experiences of Daniel and Kevin, two boys born to Chinese migrants and living in Manchester (UK). The film is based on the work of Dr Elena Barabantseva and it represents the way Elena has used filmmaking for fieldwork, both as a tool of exploration and expression. Made over the course of two years in experimental reflexive and participatory style, the film explores the complexity and challenges faced by the boys seeking to reconcile Britishness with Chineseness.

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British Born Chinese

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  • British Born Chinese - trailer

    Preview trailer | 4mins | UK | 2015 | dir. Andy Lawrence and Elena Barabantseva

    British Born Chinese is a film about the experiences of Daniel and Kevin, two boys born to Chinese migrants and living in Manchester (UK). The film is based on the work of Dr Elena Barabantseva and it represent...

  • British Born Chinese

    Research Film Project | 46min | UK | 2015 | dir. Andy Lawrence and Elena Barabantseva

    British Born Chinese is a film about the experiences of Daniel and Kevin, two boys born to Chinese migrants and living in Manchester (UK). The film is based on the work of Dr Elena Barabantseva and it rep...