Coming from "Never Leave", different from Liao Kefa's family history of vacancy from his own family three years ago, 2019's "There Are Some Trees" also uses the "vacancy" in historical objects to guide the whole film The core question of the documentary. From "grandfather's identity" to "race", the absence and missing information revealed by the camera all point to the history and truth that is still missing in Malaysia.
It was not until the camera chose to look at the scene that the bearer sighed slowly. What cannot be stored in human memory must be remembered photo retouching by a camera, and what is forgotten by an axe, trees will remember. In Liao Kefa's feature-length documentary films, he always remembers those things that were deliberately forgotten. For feature-length documentaries that always start with questions, director Liao
Kefa said that they all stem from an exploration of the uncertainty of one's own state. Indeed, up to the feature film "Jackfruit", Liao Kefa's images are almost all aimed at clarifying the relationship between individuals and their hometown and land using memory as the umbilical cord. In "There Are Some Trees", Liao Kefa first threw out the