Disney Branded Tv has acquired first-generation Taiwanese American filmmaker Sean Wang’s award-winning documentary quick, “Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó.”
“Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó” options dialogue in each Mandarin and English and is a “multigenerational story” that celebrates Sean Wang’s two grandmothers, one on his father’s facet and the opposite on his mom’s facet. The movie premiered on the SXSW movie pageant, the place it took dwelling the Grand Jury Prize and Viewers Award. Since then, it has gone on to obtain Grand Jury Awards at AFI Fest and SIFF 2023, a slot on the IDA Shortlist and Particular Jury Recognition at LAAPFF 2023, amongst different accolades.
“Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó” shall be within the first installment of Disney’s “Individuals and Locations” relaunch, a revival of Walt Disney’s documentary movie collection within the Fifties and Sixties.
“The gathering of quick documentary movies will function a mixture of up-and-coming and established filmmakers telling the real-life tales of extraordinary folks and locations from across the globe that embody the Disney ethos,” the collection description reads.
The movie is directed by Wang, who additionally serves as producer together with Sam Davis and Malcolm Pullinger. It will likely be out there to stream on Disney+ in 2024.
“‘Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó’ embodies the essence of Walt Disney’s storytelling legacy with its deep emotional impression and concentrate on household,” mentioned Marjon Javadi, vp of authentic documentaries at Disney Branded Tv. “As we have a good time 100 years of The Walt Disney Firm, Sean Wang reminds us, by way of his grandmothers’ lovely relationship, that we will discover magic within the daily at any age.”