Directed by Alex Chu
Canadian Premiere. Using documentary-style footage, still photography, poetry, and animation, FOR IZZY is a story about a queer photojournalist recovering from opioid addiction who befriends an autistic woman seeking to break out of her insular life, while their respective single parents find renewed hope in an unexpected romance.
Raised in Libya, Alex has lived across Asia, Canada and the US. His previous works include the Asian-American feature YES, AND…, as well as the short film FORTUNE COOKIE MAGIC TRICKS, a gay zombie martial arts musical and the Wall Street short drama THE EQUITY PARTNERS.
Writer: Alex Chu
Producers: Michelle Ang, Jennifer Soo, Michael G Gray
Cast: Michelle Ang, Elizabeth Sung , Jennifer Soo, Jim Lau, Liz Femi
Spotlight Series, November 4 / Spotlight Series / 120 minsClosing Night Spotlight: For Izzy by Alex Chu
Preceded by: For Izzy