Project Description

Length:  12mins44sec

Director: Pedro Nishiyama


Portraits for you is a documentary about a little girl and her relation with the culture of her nationality, the Xibe nationality. The Xibe people live in Qapqal     Autonomous County, Xinjiang. They have their on language, but it is vanishing day by day.

This documentary focus is the life of this little girl:her school, her home, her friends and her family.  In this contexts, the movie pays attentions to the presence of the xibe`s language and xibe`sculture in her routine.

The girl really likes the culture of her nationality. She likes to dance Xibe`s dance, sing Xibe`s song and learn Xibe`s language. So, for the movie, she represents the survival of the Xibe`s language.