Directed by Jonathan Chiang
After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Vancouver hip-hop artist, Francis Arevalo, is left in limbo for over a year. The Lion tells the story of Francis finding healing, closure, and community through music. A VAFF Best Canadian Short Award nominee.
Jon Chiang is a director based in Vancouver BC. His work focuses on creating intimate and moving branded content for his clients. The Lion is the first short documentary that he has directed and produced. The personal project was inspired by [the subject] Francis Arevalo’s courage to chase his dreams.
Diector / Writer: Jonathan Chiang
Producers: Jonathan Chiang, Francis Arevalo