Have You Eaten?

Have You Eaten?

| 5 min

Living in downtown Toronto to attend school, Lina Li returns to the comfort of home in Thornhill and her mother's cooking. In this candid short, filmmaker Lina Li and her mother engage in an intimate conversation about immigration to Canada, misunderstandings, barriers to communicating, love and the taste of home.

Part of THE CURVE, a collection of social distancing stories that bring us together. Enjoy more works from this series here .

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Have You Eaten?, Lina Li, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Lina Li
  • director
    Lina Li
  • featuring
    Yan Gao
  • producer
    Justine Pimlott
  • executive producer
    Anita Lee
  • director mentor
    Aeyliya Husain
  • editor
    Mary Komech
  • director of photography
    Lina Li
  • sound recordist
    Lina Li
  • production supervisor
    Marcus Matyas
  • senior production coordinator
    Katie Murray
  • technical coordinator
    Kevin Riley
  • assistant editor
    Will Mitchell
  • manager, studio operations
    Mark Wilson
  • studio administrator
    Andrew Martin-Smith
  • studio coordinator
    Carly Kastner
  • online editor
    Serge Verreault
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • re-recording mixer
    Luc Léger
  • marketing manager
    Johanna Lessard
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen