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Jaime Lo, Small and Shy -- Film Description:
"Jaime Lo, a shy Chinese-Canadian girl, observes the world around her through her drawings. When Jaime's father is sent to Hong Kong for a year-long work assignment, Jaime must use her creativity to cope with his absence. This story offers us a lighthearted glimpse into a common dilemma that many immigrant families face, where one parent must work overseas in order to provide for the rest of the family back home. Jaime Lo, Small and Shy is part of the NFB's Talespinners 2. Like the eight films in the first Talespinners collection, this second set of films is for children age 5 to 9. Vibrant animation brings tales from a wide range of cultural communities to the screen. Talespinners 2 includes four original stories and three inspired by books. [...]"
-- National Film Board of Canada


Source:
National Film Board of Canada. "NFB -- Jaime Lo, Small and Shy." National Film Board of Canada. http://onf-nfb.gc.ca/en/our-collection/?idfilm=51621.