Mari Walker, Lynn Chen, and Pooya Mohseni sat down with Solzy at the Movies during SXSW 2021 to discuss their new film, See You Then. Following a theatrical release from Breaking Glass Pictures in early April, See You Then is now available to watch at home on VOD. I know it’s not the premiere you wanted but how thrilled are you to premiere the film during the 2021 virtual SXSW film festival? Mari Walker: Oh,…"Mari Walker, Lynn Chen, and Pooya Mohseni talk See You Then"
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See You Then is the next cinematic game-changer in terms of transgender representation both on screen and behind the camera. Imagine the Before trilogy of films but with a transgender lead in one of those roles. That’s what you’re getting in the story of this film. It’s a two-hander of a story. In hindsight, screenwriters Mari Walker and Kristen Uno would have probably set this film during the daytime. At least, that’s my understanding from…"SXSW 2021: See You Then"
I Will Make You Mine is a semi-sequel but writer-director Lynn Chen seeks to tell a stand-alone story by focusing on three different women. While the film is a semi-sequel to two previous films, writer-director Lynn Chen writes the script with a new angle. Despite being a semi-sequel, the film is meant to serve as a stand-alone story. However, I should suggest that you probably have some familiarity with characters going into a viewing. I…"SXSW 2020: I Will Make You Mine"
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"