meimeigirlABOUT THE FILM.

Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song is a cross-cultural tale of a mother and daughter separated by language and culture, yet bound together for life.


Director Dmae Roberts put together a team of new filmmakers and veteran artists to create the multimedia production of ‘Mei Mei’.


Directed by Dmae Roberts, Edited by T. Howard, Cinematography by Grant Abbett. Featured actor: Samantha Choy. Taiwanese Opera footage with permission by Rebecca Lin, Poetic Tapestry via YouTube.


The cast and crew of ‘Mei Mei’ worked together as a well oiled machine on set in the studio…


Viva the arts! Grants and individual contributions made this film possible.


List of new screenings and history.

Audio Documentary

"This piece leaves standard storytelling practices in the dust. Dmae’s production values are topnotch"

Salt Institute

About the Mei Mei Project

MediaRites Productions is a non-profit production organization based in Portland, Oregon, that promotes acceptance among diverse communities through the arts, education and media projects. Since 1984, MediaRites has produced award-winning national radio documentaries, interactive websites, and community projects. MediaRites is a non-profit media arts organization dedicated to telling the stories of diverse cultures and giving voice to the unheard.

Through our radio and video documentaries, theatre productions and outreach projects we create lasting legacies and connect communities. Our largest project was the Peabody award-winning radio series, Crossing East, which created 8 one-hour programs on Asian Pacific American history along with community outreach events. Currently, our productions are the Mei Mei film and Theatre Diaspora, a series of staged readings of Asian American plays in collaboration with Portland Center Stage. 

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