29:12

Documentary: Fairy Tales

Rongfei Guo


Human Stories

In rural China, most girls consider getting married and having a child the only road to happiness, except for Fairy, who’s dream is to become a famous fashion designer. Refusing to comply with an arranged marriage, and calling the idea of devoting your life to having a ‘baby boy’ naive, Fairy prefers to fashion garments out of found objects from her yard. As her designs go viral on Weibo (China’s Facebook) Fairy achieves “success” but is she happy?


Producer

Rongfei Guo



Festivals

Academy Awards (Best Student Film) / DOC NYC (Best Student Film) / Melbourne International Film Festival (Best Short Documentary)



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