PARACHUTEDirected by Katherine Tolentino
This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
After three years of living in America on her own, Chinese teenager Wendy Zhang is struggling. Her teachers don’t care about her, her host family doesn’t understand her, and her own parents are too far away to help. Then Mei-Ling arrives.
Director: Katherine Tolentino
Producer: Meredith Chin, Christopher Zou, James Duarte
Director of Photography: Claribel Tejeda
Editor: Sara Cintrón Schultz
Production Designer: Gerin Del Carmen
Cast: Nicky Zou, Zoe Lau, Bettina Devin, Ross Turner
What happens when women make films about women? This eclectic collection of films show both the pleasure and pain of the lived female experience, reminding us of the nuanced storytelling we get when women lead the charge. — Dorothy Xiao