Feature in Development

Inspired by a true story, Queens follows Barbara, a shy Chinese-American girl, taking local college classes in Queens, New York, while her gregarious sister prepares for the 1964 World’s Fair Miss Unisphere pageant. When a car crash upends their lives, Barbara takes her sister’s pageant place, setting off a whirlwind of chaos for Barbara.


Story By: Jake Lee Hanne & Alexandra Hsu
Written By: Jake Lee Hanne
Directed By: Alexandra Hsu 
Producers: Alexandra Hsu, Yvonne Liu, Rebecca Shuhan Lou


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