Project Description

Length: 11mins45secs

Director: Emily Pillemer


The film, from the perspectives of director Emily ,narrates a story that Emily listen to a clip of Nanyin music accidentally and then explore Nanyin in Quanzhou in person. In the film, after arriving in Quanzhou, Emily  contacted a student named Chan of Nanyin major in Nanzhou normal university, who serve as a clue in the entire film. Via the interview, Chan introduces music, history and other general knowledge of Nanyin. Then, she led Emily to appreciate Nanyin rehearsals and different kinds of performances. Eventually, Emily felt and recognized the unique charm of Nanyin, beside which they understood why Nanyin has already been an indispensable part of local people’s lives.