NIANDirected by Michelle Krusiec
Cast: Ava Devoe, Dawn Saito, Lauren Mei
A Chinese American girl stands up to her racist bully with the help of the Nian, a mythological beast that eats rotten children.
Writer: Michelle Krusiec
Producer: Michelle Krusiec, Matthew Keene Smith, Jason Mclagan, Brian Yang
Executive Producer: David Worthen, Jenna Cavelle, Arbi Pedrossian, Valerie Steinberg
Director of Photography: Laura Merians Goncalves
Editor: Cynthia Chen
Production Designer: Angran Li
Composer: Daniel Walter
Sound Designer: Mingxin Qiguan
The community gather around the theatrical campfire and share stories of their struggles with demons, the external and within.