In Los Angeles Chinatown, a lonely teenager tries to help her parents keep their seafood restaurant afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between chopping green beans and packing takeout orders, she attempts to hang on to a semblance of normalcy by studying for her driver’s permit and prepping for her high school Zoom theater debut in “The Tempest”.​​​​​​​
Festivals:
Audience Award - Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award
Honorable Mention - Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival
Official Selection - Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Official Selection - Women in Film Shorts Night
Official Selection - LA Shorts International Film Festival
Official Selection - Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival
Official Selection - Bentonville Film Festival
Official Selection - Austin Asian American Film Festival
Created in partnership with Fifth Season (Endeavor Content) and Ghetto Film School
Shot on location at Hop Woo in Los Angeles Chinatown @hopwoola • hopwoo.com
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Written and Directed by Jane Chow
Starring Caitlin Cheung, Alice Ko, and Jim Lau
Produced by Jane Chow and Peter Rafe
Director of Photography: Oscar Martinez
Composer: Tav Bartlett
UPM: Enyi Zhu
Gaffer: Jasper Qiu
Production Sound Mixer: Sandra Joen Pérez-Tejeda
Edit, Color, and Sound Design by Jane Chow
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