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    Lonely Blue Night

    Directed by Johnson Cheng
    USA | 15 minutes | Nights to Remember

An awkward family reunion at a business dinner leads a Chinese mother to realize the consequences of leaving her daughter in the care of an American homestay family.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes.

Program

Nights to Remember

History is made at night in this series of nocturnal tales, as a roofless New York teenager searches for a place to sleep and a pizza delivery driver in Haifa burns the midnight oil.

Tuesday, June 22 2:30 PM PT

film details

Director: Johnson Cheng
Producers: Apoorva Charan, Steve Y. Kim
Screenwriter: Johnson Cheng
Cinematographers: Carlo Canlas Mendoza, LPS
Editor: Leo Chan
Cast: Diana Lin, Lydia Zhou, Peter Boon Koh, Jack Wang
Country: USA
Language: in Mandarin/English with English subtitles
Year: 2020
Running Time: 15 minutes
Awards: Audience Award, AFI Fest; Winner, APA Visionaries
Primary Company: Film Independent
Contact Email: johnson.cheng@columbia.edu
Website: https://www.johnsoncheng.com/

2021 ShortFest