The Family Affair S4
Your favourite fly-on-the-wall documentary series "The Family Affair" returns for a new season, putting the spotlight on the difficulties of parenting in fast-changing times. Follow five Asian families from five countries, as they struggle to determine what's best for their children. How far are Asian parents willing to go to help their children fulfill their hopes and dreams?
Meet the families:
Song Doo-hak (송두학) is a millionaire in South Korea and owns ten commercial properties. He also runs a successful burger shop - built on the blood, sweat and tears of his wife and two daughters. But daughters Eun-ji and Yeon-ji want a different life.
Mum Celine Yap from Singapore has been supporting her 9-year-old son Keane's dreams of becoming a celebrity. But dad is concerned that Keane's grades are being affected.
Mum Maya Martinez from the Philippines dreams of stardom for her son Basti, and needs money to send him for auditions and training. But dad Joseph struggles to keep up with his wife's demands.
Pooja Lokhan has a genius IQ of 145 and has qualified for Mensa India. But coming from a low-income family where money is tight, will Pooja be able to fulfill her dreams of going to university despite the odds?
With the primary school leaving examination looming large, mum Wen Fen Jie from China wants her son Zi Xu to focus on his studies. She packs his schedule with tuition, leaving him little time for his hobbies.