Directed by Jeff Chiba Stearns
Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities and complex genetics—as they struggle with a seemingly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, and discover what role race plays in medicine.
Previous Screening / Awards: Vancouver International Film Festival 2016
Jeff Chiba Stearns is an Emmy® nominated and Webby award winning animation and documentary filmmaker. After graduating from the Emily Carr University with a degree in Film Animation, he founded Vancouver based boutique animation studio Meditating Bunny Studio Inc. in 2001. His short and feature films, ”What Are You Anyways?” (2005), Yellow Sticky Notes (2007), One Big Hapa Family (2010), Ode to a Post-it Note (2010), and Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam (2013), have broadcast around the world, screened in hundreds of international film festivals, and garnered over 30 awards. Mixed Match is Jeff’s second feature length documentary.
Director/Writer: Jeff Chiba Stearns
Producer: Jeff Chiba Stearns, Ruth Vincent
November 4 / 96 mins(Documentary Feature) Our DOC SPOT this year is MIXED MATCH, an inspirational, evocative feature-length documentary by multi award winning BC filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns..
Precedes: Mixed Match