“My father is a bit different from others'.”
While students with their parents were sharing fabulous experiences on stage and earning rounds of applause, there was a boy sitting with loneliness. He stared anxiously at time passing and the vacant seat next to him. Fear grew stronger as the time drew nearer.
With another round of applause, his world finally started to collapse……
This animated film sheds light on the theme of self-identity through a child's perspective.
School life is a critical period for children to define themselves and build confidence. They meet plenty of classmates with different family backgrounds—some from higher socioeconomic families, while some from what are generally deemed as low socioeconomic families. Comparison is inevitable when they spend time together.
Therefore, through the setting of a parent-teacher conference, we decided to portray the mental processes of a child with peers from seeking for others' approval to finding self-affirmation.