Parachute

14min bilingual short film

Writer/Director: Katherine Tolentino

Executive Producer: Meredith Chin

Producers: Katherine Tolentino, Chris Zou, James Duarte

Chinese teenager Wendy is struggling to adapt to her new American life. Inspired by true events that occurred in the "parachute kid" community in 2016.

Awards & Nominations:

  • WINNER, University Short Film Award, Hamptons International Film Festival

  • NOMINATED, NBR Student Film Award

  • NOMINATED, IFP Student Film Showcase

Official Selection:

  • Palm Springs International Short Film Festival

  • Cinequest Film & VR Festival

  • Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

  • Short of the Week

  • Omeleto

  • New Filmmakers LA

  • Sarasota Film Festival

  • Seattle Asian American Film Festival

  • Petit Plan Americana

  • MINT Film Festival

  • Hawaii International Film Festival

  • SF IndieShorts

  • Southern Exposure, "Ways of Being Free"

  • Femme Filmmakers Festival

  • Detroit SheTown Festival

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