The 2019 SXSW Film Festival had no shortage of laughs, thrills or outright drama when it comes to the shorts screening during the fest. Narrative Shorts Stepdaddy sees a reunion between Patricia (Lauren Blumenfeld) and Wyatt (Max Jenkins). The quick backstory is that the two of them did a work study for the same professor during their senior year. Anyway, Patricia brings wine so she’s more than a bit drunk. All the while, Wyatt is…"SXSW 2019: The Shorts Program"
Go Back to China is a delightful coming-of-age dramedy from writer-director Emily Ting that puts a spotlight on diversity. I’d like to think that Crazy Rich Asians was the start. Not in the sense that all Asians on screen must be crazy or rich but that they can certainly act. Emily Ting’s self-autobiographical film succeeds in bringing the family drama to the forefront. We first meet Sasha Li (Anna Akana) on her birthday in LA. …"SXSW 2019: Go Back to China"