Frozen Out
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4K video / color / 5 min / 2021

Director, Editor, Actor

An émigré retreats to frozen prairies and forests, seeking places to create meaningful work but also to escape the anxieties of dislocation. Delivered as a film-letter to the protagonist’s young sister in rural China, the film reflects on queer exile as well as mental health struggles.

Upcoming Sep–Oct 2021 Screenings:

16th Beijing Queer Film Festival (Beijing, CN)

26th Seattle Queer Film Festival (Seattle, WA, US)

24th SCAD Savannah Film Festival (Savannah, GA, US)

33rd NewFest: The New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival

13th Charlotte Film Festival (Charlotte, NC, US)

10th Cairo Video Festival (Cairo, EG)

8th Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (Kaohsiung)

9th Copenhagen Short Film Festival (Copenhagen, DK)

17th Flatland Film Festival (Tubbock, TX, US)

11th Sicilia Queer Filmfest (Palermo, IT)

12th Cinefantasy: International Fantastic Film Festival (São Paulo, BR)

24th Guanajuato International Film Festival (Guanajuato, MX)

34th aGLIFF: PRISM Film Festival (Austin, TX, US)

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