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”.
Written and Directed by Jane Chow
Starring Caitlin Cheung, Alice Ko, and Jim Lau
Produced by Jane Chow and Peter Rafe
DP: Oscar Martinez
Composer: Tav Bartlett
UPM, DIT: Enyi Zhu
1st AC, Gaffer: Jasper Qiu
Production Sound Mixer: Sandra Joen Pérez-Tejeda
COVID Compliance Officer: Peter Rafe
Edit, Color, and Sound Design by Jane Chow
Visual Effects: Peter Rafe
Created in partnership with Endeavor Content and Ghetto Film School
Shot on location at Hop Woo BBQ & Seafood Restaurant in LA Chinatown
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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
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