Synopsis: During the COVID-19 self-quarantine, a nurse finds herself experiencing mixed emotions including loneliness, boredom, and fear; as attacks on Asian Americans hit closer and closer to home.
This film was made with nearly all Asian cast and crew, including the director, writers, DP, and 3 cast members.
Kitar Haiyan Chen (Lan)
Cedric Jonathan (Derek)
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it was difficult to see on the news that Asian Americans were being targeted and blamed for the outbreak of the pandemic by fellow Americans and to idly stand by doing nothing, so when the opportunity to create a film that could speak to the subject and be done in isolation came about, I jumped at the chance to make our voices heard.
Angelique Midthunder has been working as a casting director for film and television for over 20 years. Casting gives her the opportunity to work with actors in a creative way and to help make a film come alive. This is her second endeavor into directing narrative story telling. Her first short film “Reservation Warparties” premiered on PBS’s Emmy Award-winning program “Independent Lens” as a part of the “Short Stack” collection.