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Short Film, 2018

The year is 1962. James picks up his older sister, Barbara from college for the Thanksgiving holiday. After a racist encounter in a nearby diner, they think they’re being followed, but realize in the end that it’s not someone they expected.


Runtime: 13
Directed By: Alexandra Hsu
Written By: Michael Cumes
Story By: Alexandra Hsu & Michael Cumes
Produced By: Ashley George, Alexandra Hsu, Rebecca Shuhan Lou, Sophie Luo
Cinematography By: Enrique Unzueta
Edited By: Aashish J D’Mello, Zekun Mao
Production Design By: Claire Wiener
Starring: Anthony Ma, Jennifer Soo, Gareth Yuen, Noam Shapiro
Production Companies: Alexandra House Productions LLC

Film Festivals

Official Selection: 10 Festivals 

  • 2018 – HollyShorts Film Festival – Official Selection
  • 2019 – Women in Film Shorts Night
  • 2019 – Manhattan Film Festival – Official Selection
  • 2019 – Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival – Official Selection, Screened at the LADIES NIGHT Preview Night
  • 2019 – NewFilmmakers Los Angeles – Official Selection
  • 2019 – DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival – Official Selection
  • 2019 – Silicon Beach Film Festival – Official Selection
  • 2019 – Oaxaca FilmFest – New Industry Official Selection, Finalist
  • 2019 – Evolution Mallorca Film Festival – Official Selection
  • 2020 – Best of NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Nominations – Best Short Film Drama, Best Screenplay, Best Performance Drama – Anthony Ma, Best Sound Design – Jose Estrada

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