My Graduation Travel
Hung Po-Hao, Taiwan, 2011.
Directed by: Hung Po-Hao
Script: Hsu Yen-I, Hung Po-Hao
Producer: Su Huang-Ming, Hsieh Chun-Yao, Emma Chen
Cinematography: Liao Ching-Yao
Editing: Hung Po-Hao, Feng Hsin-Hua
Cast: Hsu Chih-Ling, Lu Hsui-Chu, Chiu Yu-Yen
Format: video
Running time: 29'

Hui-Mei is a sixth grader who desires to go on a graduation trip. Unfortunately, her family's economic situation doesn't allow her. She has no parents, lives with an extremely strict grandma, and a communication disordered brother. Due to the poverty, Hui-Mei collects plastic bottles for a living. One day, Hui-Mei accidentally finds NT$4,200 in her classroom. Now she is able to go on the graduation trip, but the guiltiness fills up her heart.

Awards and Festivals
Taiwan International Childrenís Film Festival 2012 - Best Taiwan Film
Kavalan International Short Film Festival 2011 - Best Short Film, Kidís Land Archive Award
Taipei Film Festival 2012
Kaohsiung Film Festival 2011
Kavalan International Short Film Festival 2011

Directors Biography
Hung Po-Hao was born in 1978 in Taichung County, Taiwan. He has been assistant director in many feature films in Taiwan, such as Starry Starry Night, Seedip Bale, Au Revoir Taipei, etc. He is recently selected as a member of the 3rd Golden Horse Academy led by Director Hou Hsiao Hsien. My Graduation Travel is his first short film as a director.

Location and screening schedule:
EUROPA CINEMA, Wednesday, October 17th at 12.00
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Wednesday, October 17th at 17.00
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