Fata Morgana

Amelie Wen/20:06/2016/US-China/Fiction

SHOWTIMES:

Light of Asia 5

01 December 2016, 19:00 WIB
Gedung Societet, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta

Synopsis

Terinspirasi dari kejadian nyata, Fata Morgana menceritakan kisah pasangan suami-istri Cina yang harus memeriksa kembali keretakan—dan masa depan—hubungan mereka setelah mereka sampai di Amerika untuk mengatur acara pemakaman anak semata wayang mereka.

Inspired by true events, Fata Morgana tells the story of a Chinese couple who must examine their relationship’s fractures—and future—after they arrive in the United States to organize the funeral rites for their only child.

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Director

Amelie Wen

Berasal dari Beijing, Amelie diterima sebagai sutradara anggota American Film Institute Conservatory pada tahun 2013. Ia juga menerima keanggotaan Bison sebagai pembuat film dari Cina yang menjanjikan. Film pendek pertamanya, Home, tayang perdana di Los Angeles Film Festival 2015 dan setelahnya memenangkan Best Woman Director (Sutradara Wanita Terbaik) di HollyShorts Film Festival, Best International Short (Film Pendek Internasional Terbaik) di Raindance Film Festival, dan HBO Films Student Competition Award di Savannah Film Festival. Film tesisnya di AFI, Fata Morgana, tayang perdana di Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2016, dan terpilih untuk mengikuti Palm Springs International ShortFest dari beberapa kandidat.

Originally from Beijing, Amelie was accepted as a directing fellow at the prestigious American Film Institute Conservatory in 2013, receiving the Bison fellowship for promising Chinese filmmakers. Her first short film, Home, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2015 and went on to win Best Woman Director at HollyShorts Film Festival, Best International Short at Raindance Film Festival, and the HBO Films Student Competition Award at Savannah Film Festival. Her AFI thesis film, Fata Morgana, world premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2016, and has been selected for Palm Springs International ShortFest among others.