Americanized


Running Time: 7 min
Location: USA
DCFF SCreening: 2022

Synopsis

Growing up in Oakland’s hip-hop culture, Eng struggles with her Chinese American identity. To her high school basketball team, she’s just that girl who sits on the bench; but to the Asian kids she’s “Americanized.” As her sophomore year of high school comes to an end, Eng tries to find a sense of belonging within the two worlds that don’t accept her.

DCFF Screening Information

Plays in The Stories We Tell shorts program

In competition for Excellence in Narrative Short Storytelling

Emily
Emily loves movies and Tacoma. Thus, the Destiny City Film Festival was born in 2013 and has been going strong ever since!