The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer
Directed by Randall Lloyd Okita
This visually haunting animated short film is the poetic elegy of two brothers who share the scars, though not the memories, of an untold history that has driven them to existential extremes.
Previous Screening / Awards:
Best Canadian Short Film – Toronto International Film Festival 2014, Prix Format Court – Festival du Nouveau Cinema Montreal 2014, Best Experimental – New York Short Film Festival 2015
Randall is a Canadian visual artist whose work often incorporates elements of sculpture, technology, drama and rich cinematography. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, his work has won national and international acclaim.The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer is his first foray into full-on animation filmmaking.
Producer: Maral Mohammadian, Michael Fukushima
Writer: Randall Lloyd Okita
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