Directed by Elisa Chee
Lucy was a chimpanzee raised to believe she was human, but when she became too wild to handle, she was sent to Africa. This animated documentary is about the decade of struggle Janis Carter experienced to help Lucy find independence and freedom in her natural habitat.
Previous Screening / Awards:
Anibar Animation Festival 2016; International Motivational Film Festival 2016; Fort McMurray International Film Festival 2016, Best Animation; Victoria Film Festival 2017; Animal Film Festival 2017, Audience Choice Honorable Mention; Reel2Real International Youth Film Festival 2017; Blackbird Film Festival 2017, Nominated, Best Animated Short; DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2017, Nominated, Best Female-Directed Short
Since graduating from the animation program at Emily Carr in 2003, Elisa Chee has directed animated music video Scenes, animated short Crow’s Nests, and created animated sequences for numerous documentaries. Elisa experiments with finding truth within personal stories in her animation and storytelling.
Director: Elisa Chee
Producer: Elisa Chee, Catrina Longmuir
November 5 / 120 minsOur “Life In Multiculture” CANADIAN SHORTS program celebrates the myriad cultural, sexual and individual identities of Canadian Asian and hapa diaspora—especially poignant through the lens of Canada 150.