JOOKDirected by Olivia Stark
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
JOOK is an intergenerational story about the significance of food. Over a FaceTime call during the covid-19 pandemic, a grandfather teaches his 3 granddaughters how to make jook. Through his teaching, we learn more about the pivotal role this chinese rice porridge has played throughout generations in this family.
Director: Olivia Stark
Writer: Olivia Stark
Producer: Olivia Stark
Animators: Christine J Lew, Louise Wong, KC McCarley
Editor: Olivia Stark
Production Designer: Christine J Lew
Composer: Kaden Dippe
Sound Designer: Lai Jiang
Music: Kaden Dippe
Cast: Olivia Stark, Jam Wong, BowJean Wong, Ava Stark, Emiko Wong
Celebrating its twentieth anniversary the Armed With a Camera (AWC) Fellowship for Emerging Media Artists develops the next generation of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander artists to connect our communities through the power of our stories.