In every attempt for normality, 18-year-old James is perpetually confronted by his demons. Can James fit into a society that's been taught to hate who he is?
BIO: Amy Wang is a Chinese-Australian filmmaker who grew up in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia. Her unique perspective often as an outsider fuels her passion for stories about social isolation and the human condition. Her graduate film Blind Luck received an honorable mention at the LA Film Festival and screened in numerous festivals around the world. Since then, she’s been a promos producer at the largest television network in Australia (Channel 7), where she directed shoots for X Factor Australia and worked on shows such as Criminal Minds, Downton Abbey and How to Get Away with Murder.
Amy completed her Masters as a directing fellow at the world-renowned American Film Institute in 2017 where she was awarded a scholarship. Her thesis film Unnatural was nominated for the Grand Prix at the highly prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Amy was also awarded Gold at the Young Director Award at Cannes Lions 2018.
The Woodstock Film Festival is a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization with a mission to present an
annual program and year-round schedule of film, music,
and art-related activities that promote artists, culture,
inspired learning, and diversity. The Hudson Valley Film
Commission promotes sustainable economic development
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