RASE'S CHOICE

By Lu DING, Yu QIU

SILK ROAD FILM SALON - as PROD

Social issues - Production 2015

A Chinese woman Rase went to Lagos to seek for her love and future with her Nigerian boyfriend Kevin whom she met in Guangzhou China.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Documentary
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS, CHINA
    • Languages
    • CANTONESE, MANDARIN, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lu DING, Yu QIU
    • Producer(s)
    • Jia ZHAO (SILK ROAD FILM SALON), Xiaomeng GAO (San Duo Tang)
    • Synopsis
    • The documentary is about an exceptional Chinese woman’s journey to Nigeria. Born and raised up in the Chinese city, Guangzhou, where the presence of African traders numbers some 200,000, the woman named Rase falls in love with a Nigerian trader, Kevin. Facing a wide range of racial discrimination and strict immigration control in China, Rase decides to go to live and work in Nigeria, after Kevin is forced to leave China because of an expired visa. On her arrival, tensions build up. Rase finds work at a Chinese factory which witnesses tremendous discrimination while Kevin hesitates to continue the relationship.
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