14min bilingual short film
Written & Directed by: Katherine Tolentino
Executive Produced by: Meredith Chin
PARACHUTE follows a Chinese immigrant teenager, Wendy, as she struggles to navigate her new life in America. When the prettier, smarter, and wealthier Mei-Ling moves in with Wendy's host family, Wendy's frustration slowly builds into rage. 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, National Board of Review Student Film Award
NOMINATED, IFP Student Film Showcase