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World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 13 MINUTES | English |


New York, Drama
In a Bronx juvenile prison, a 16-year-old boy faced with losing custody of his child must discover what it takes to be a father through raising a chicken.

Playing in: Sink or Swim

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Directed by Josh Leong

Josh Leong is a Webby Award®-winning writer, director, and graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He was awarded by President Obama, won the One to Watch Award at the 2020 Asian American International Film Festival, and directed The Other Side in Ethiopia, starring Ethan Herisse from Ava DuVernay's Netflix series, When They See Us.

Josh Leong
Denyvi Rose, Catherine Nguyen, Nadera Herbert-Bey, Josh Leong
Josh Leong
Luc Ung
Gavin Brivik, Philip Daniel
Josh Leong
Executive Producer
Irwin Tan, Sounil & Gracie Yu, Jin & May Leong
Sound Design
Matthew Orlando
1st Assistant Director
Sophia Heriveaux
Original Score
Gavin Brivik, Philip Daniel
Impact Partners
Sprout By Design, C3.NYC Juvenile Justice Ministry, NYC Administration for Children's Services
Sophia Hiller
Andrew Ceen
Jordan Biggs, Biorkys Acosta, Opal Besson


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