Project Description

Length: 12mins20secs

Director: Sashica Archary


The amazing story of a historical cup known as Gaiwan, which has played a pivotal role in China since from different dynasties ages ago to the modern world where the tradition is still nurtured by the elderly and not fully embraced by the youth.  Min ya gu bu, is an elder who shares his great wisdom about gaiwan and the remarkable impact it has on him. Min zhan hu, a very passionate art collector who rattles on his cultural and historical interest to preserve archives in his home and what effects they have on his life. The documentary highlights the influence of the gaiwan and its vitality with the 8th treasure tea as a great combination to quench the thirst for absolute delicacy of enjoyment.