Stealing School

English, Mandarin

Directed by Li Dong

Cast: Celine Tsai Mpho Koaho, Darrin Baker Jonathan Keltz Michelle Monteith Jonathan Malen Matthew Edison Vas Saranga

April, a brilliant programmer with a promising career ahead, is accused of plagiarism by Keith, who drags her into a tribunal to prevent her from graduating. Under the guise of impartiality, the three judges have their own illicit motives to inform their verdict. April and Keith build their cases with a colorful group of witnesses, but as tensions rise, all parties begin to reveal a sinister and unflattering side. What began as a seemingly honorable pursuit of academic justice devolves into a chaotic display of corruption, pettiness, and naked self-interest.

Previous Screening: Asian American International Film Festival

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