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Bodhi

A single mother who has devoted her life to her only son, deals with the decision of him entering Monkhood for good.

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About

Bodhi

Shorts, Drama

Li Ping is a single mother who has big dreams for her only son. When he announces his decision to be a monk, she becomes distraught. As she counts down the days to his ordination, she’s torn between her faith, her expectations of him and his dreams.

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Details

  • Png Zhen Yu
  • Doreen Toh
    Matthias Choo
  • Singapore
  • Chinese
  • 2019

Accolades

National Youth Film Awards, 2019 (Media Student Category)

Best Live Action Nominee

About The Director

Png Zhen Yu is a film student from NTU’s School of Art, Design and Media and has created works such as ‘Mobile Love Van’, which attained Gold for Directing at the Crowbar Awards 2013, and ‘A Day’s Reunion’, which won Best Editing. He was nominated for 9 other awards at the National Youth Film Awards 2017. The film was also showcased at the Silver Arts Festival 2017. Zhen Yu completed ‘Grey’, a short film for the Temasek 2020 short film project in 2018 and ‘Love in a Convenience Store’, a commissioned short film by the National Arts Council for the Silver Arts Festival 2018.