Taiwan, 23m, Alexa
On Chinese New Year Eve, ten-year-old Yang Lan is anxiously waiting for her singer mother to come home. While her big family is celebrating loudly with Mahjong, fireworks, dinner, and laughs, she struggles to reconcile her urge to feel, at least for a brief moment, loved.
Writer/Director: Chieh Yang
Producer: Yu Yen Cheng
Co-Producer: Sandra Mitrović
Director of Photography: Peter Pan
Editor: Liyo Gong
Production Design: Wenjing Lo
Composer: Owen Wang
Sound Design: Yi-Hsuan Yang
Cast: Angel Ho, Kris Kuan, John Ting, Liou Yiin-Shang, Fan Guang-Yao
Contact: Chieh Yang, email@example.com
About the Writer/Director
Chieh Yang is studying screenwriting and directing in the MFA program at Columbia University in New York City. She graduated from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. Ping Pong Coach, the short film she wrote and produced, won the Best Student Short Film award at Tribeca Film Festival. Cronos, the short film she wrote and directed, was a semifinalist for a Student Academy Award. She is also a member of Golden Horse Film Festival Academy.