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Directed by Jesse Gi

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Billy, a young Korean American, pretends to fluently speak Korean in order to impress his date, Carol. After several mishaps, Billy and a local pineapple vendor fight to salvage the date.

Director: Jesse Gi
Writer: Jesse Gi
Producer: Jesse Gi, Emily Kim
Director of Photography: Joseph Yao
Editor: Grant Singer
Composer: Max Lewis-Radillo
Sound Designer: Nick Peng
Music: Max Lewis-Radillo
Cast: Joon Lee, Katherine Smith-Rodden, Leanne Park, Kenneth Han, Heidi Shon

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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.”

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