FINE CHINA

Directed by Tiffany So

This film will be available on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET via the HBO Visionaries website.  It will premiere on HBO and be available for streaming on HBO Max beginning Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 8pm PT/ET.

With the theme of “Breaking Barriers,” the 4th HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film competition drew a record number of submissions of films that provided a unique lens into the challenges and victories of overcoming obstacles. In the spirit of celebrating community and amplifying voices, the 3 finalist films, Tiffany So’s FINE CHINA, Johnson Cheng’s LONELY BLUE NIGHT, and Thomas Percy Kim’s SI, will premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film Festival. The evening will be hosted by Anna Akana, with appearances from the 2020 HBO Visionaries Ambassador Shannon Lee, performing artist NIKI, and more.

FINE CHINA is a musical set in a quiet, Chinese household. When tragedy strikes, Lily suddenly finds her family’s silence to be unbearable. In an effort to break free, she erupts in a song and dance that threatens everything her parents believe to be true.

CREDITS:
Director, Writer: Tiffany So
Music: Saba Saghafi
Lyrics: Tiffany So, Saba Saghafi
Producer: Justin Chien, Ryan Alexander Huang
Director of Photography: Brian Tang
Production Designer: Katie Theel
Cast: Ren Holly Liu, Christine Liao, Randy Guiaya

Plays in

HBO APA Visionaries 2020

With the theme of “Breaking Barriers,” the 4th HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film competition drew a record number of submissions of films that provided a unique lens into the challenges and victories of overcoming obstacles. The 3 finalist films will have their premiere at the Festival.

Dates & Times
Past
Online

Fri, Sep 25
5:00 pm