Under The Same Pink Sky

Based on a True Story

By Gladys Ng

woman with tube in her arm sitting in a hospital chair and looking up at faceless person in the foreground
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Yunying, a Chinese-speaking housewife, is diagnosed with breast cancer and worries about the consequences on her family. Mandarin teacher Hedy is a recent breast cancer survivor who is unexpectedly given an opportunity to help other women. Their two paths cross.

The film is inspired by the volunteer who initiated the Breast Cancer Foundation’s Mandarin Support Group to help women who had challenges accessing healthcare information communicated in English.

Rated PG

The film is dedicated to Breast Cancer Foundation

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Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) is a non-profit organisation with the mission to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease. Set up in 1997, BCF is committed to raising awareness about breast cancer through talks, events and publications that advocate early detection through regular screening, as well as supporting survivors and their families through various befriending, training and wellness activities. As one of the few advocacy groups in the world with a Men’s Support League that was integrated with Caregiver Support Group in year 2017, BCF aims to encourage greater male participation in society’s fight against this affliction.

Would you like to learn more about breast cancer in Singapore?

About the film director

gladys ng

Gladys Ng’s short film, “My Father After Dinner”, was presented Best Singapore Short at the 26th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF). Under a commission from SGIFF, she made “The Pursuit of a Happy Human Life”, that opened the festival in 2016. She was trained in writing and directing at the Victorian College of the Arts and participated in FLY ASEAN-ROK.

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