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Directed by Jess X. Snow

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

Sky, a Chinese American drag sensation, returns to the city they were raised in to find their estranged immigrant father. Haunted by their childhood memories, Sky risks their non-binary identity to end the cycle of violence in their family.

Director: Jess X. Snow
Writer: Jess X. Snow
Producer: Andreas Nicholas, Eris Qian
Executive Producer: Andrew Ahn
Director of Photography: Zamarin Wahdat
Costume Designer: Sueann Leung
Editor: Yuan Yuan Zhang, PJ Wyderka
Production Designer: Peter Pa
Composer: Rob Rusli
Sound Designer: Nathan Singahapok
Cast: Wo Chan, Kyoko Takenaka, Fenton Li, Yiqing Zhao, Austin Deng

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HBO APA Visionaries 2021

In a unique filmmaker support initiative between Visual Communications and HBO, we present the finalist films from the fifth annual HBO APA Visionaries Short Film Competition, which exemplified this year’s competition theme of “Taking the Lead.”