VIDEO FUNERAL (upcoming)
Lam, a Vietnamese international student, welcomes her younger sister, Phuong, to her Chicago apartment. Phuong brings a DVD of their father’s funeral, which Lam could not attend.
DINNER (2020) Vietnam 10 minutes
Quan is a young 11-year-old boy living at home with his mother and father. One day coming home from school, he spots his father on the street -- with another woman who isn't his mother.
Jury Awards: Best of the Fest, DePaul Premiere Film Festival 2021
Nominee, Best Student Film, Cordillera International Film Festival 2021
Runner-up to Audience Choice Award for Best Student Film, Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival 2021
Official Selection, Dublin International Film Festival 2021
Official Selection, Bushwick Film Festival 2020Indy Shorts International Film Festival 2021
Official Selection, Berlin Lift-off Film Festival 2021
Official Selection, ONE Country ONE Film Apchat - Issoire International Film Festival 2021
Official Selection, Omeleto
HAND-WASHED (2021) USA 7 minutes
Juanjuan and her mother Li, a non-English speaker, stay in a motel while visiting Chicago. Juanjuan has been in the United States for a few years, but it is Li’s first time. After an awkward exchange with her mother, Juanjuan takes a nap. When she wakes up, her mother is gone. Juanjuan, feeling guilty and worried, goes to the streets to find Li.
Official Selection, Bushwick Film Festival 2021
BREAKFAST (2019) USA 8 minutes
After catching his father cheating, 10 year-old Xavier starts questioning the strength of his parents' marriage.
Winner, Best Cinematography – DePaul Premiere Film Festival 2019
Nominee, Best Graduate Directing – DePaul Premiere Film Festival 2019