Directed by Anna Ngo
A transgender outcast yearns to enter the men’s washroom to be accepted for their gender identity. Their journey to the washroom is however immediately threatened by their bigoted environment upon coming out.
Previous Screening / Awards:
Gerry Brunet Memorial Award, Best Short Film Made in B.C. – Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2015, The Online Film Festival: September 2015, Award of Merit – Best Shorts Competition: June 2015
In attendance: Director in attendance
Anna Ngo was raised in Vancouver, Canada by her parents who fled the war in Vietnam. She attended Emily Carr University of Art + Design to master the challenge of traditional animation, as well as study the art of storytelling through a critical lens. She sees animation as a powerful tool for immersion, and utilizes it to convey profound ideas about feminism, gender, and trauma. Through her works, Anna strives for both artistic merit and social-political awareness.
Producer: Anna Ngo
Writer: Anna Ngo
In This Program: 15 Seconds of Mukbang, Cantonese: Passing, Dissonance, Glass Eyes, “Home”, My Least Favourite Person, On Being Chinese, Culture & Identity, Red Pockets, Singing in Diaspora, #Support, Taste of Identity, Taylor vs. Yusuf, Virtual Hitman, The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer