This is a fable inside a modern fairy tale. It tells the story of Charlie, a young, fashionable urbanite and frustrated writer, trying to make it in a status-obsessed professional world. He is sent to his ailing Grandad's crumbling country house to pack it up. In a final meeting with Grandad, now in a staid care home, his Grandad implores him to bring him "The Phoenix". It's whilst staying at the country house, amongst the beauty of nature and through a chance meeting with a local artist, Bella, he begins to understand what his Grandad really meant. Charlie's journey is a transformative one within the eternal circle of life.
Theme of Xiaomi Film Festival 2022
For you, I tell a story that will live on forever.
For you, I chronicle all that is worth to be captured.
For you, I shine a light on your stage.
For you, the world.
The Phoenix of Gloucester
"Blooming" is a story about a writer named Sara who's having a hard time working on her second book, under pressure from all directions. One day, an unexpected visit from her nephew Pedro burdens her even more as the differences between the two characters become apparent. These differences, however, turn out to be life-changing for Sara when the nephew shows her how to perceive the world differently, and brings the answers she needs to connect herself back to the beauty of life.
Elaine & Mike
"Elaine & Mike" tells a story of a serendipitous reunion of two former lovers, who, after a long time apart, feel relieved and gratified to know that they are both achieving their dreams and thriving in their current lives.
At the forefront of mobile imaging
Smartphones have completely changed the way we record our stories, enabling us to record stories anywhere at anytime. In this special Xiaomi Academy episode, let's learn how Xiaomi's technological advancement in smartphone imaging can help you better capture your stories.