Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
An awkward family reunion at a business dinner leads a Chinese mother to realize the consequences of leaving her daughter in the care of an American homestay family.
Director: Johnson Cheng
Writer: Johnson Cheng
Producer: Apoorva Charan, Steve Y. Kim
Executive Producer: Sydney Lowe, Dea Vazquez, Francisco Velasquez
Director of Photography: Carlo Canlas Mendoza, LPS
Editor: Leo Chan
Production Designer: Yuan Wang
Sound Designer: Karen Baker-Landers, M.P.S.E.
Cast: Diana Lin 林晓杰, Lydia Zhou, Peter Boon Koh, Jack Wang
FREE PROGRAM | 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. We are pleased to present an encore presentation of last year’s finalist films.