Director:

Andrew Chung

Andrew is a Writer/Director from Toronto. His short films, “Lovebites”, “Sleepwalk”, and “Ma”, have been broadcast and screened internationally by Air Canada and the CBC. His series, Millions” won him Best Director at the Marseille Web Fest in France. ""White Elephant"" is his first feature. For select works, visit thisisandrewc.com.

White Elephant is both a refreshing and poignant first feature by Markham & Scarborough-born filmmaker Andrew C. This film turns the familiar high school rom-com genre on its head. Following a South Asian teen and her friends as she discovers the realities of racism present in her romantic idolization of Hollywood love stories that don’t quite play out the way she expects when she falls for a local white student. Andrew C states that this coming of age film, "isn't a love story - it's a self-love story.”

PROGRAMMERS NOTES

CAST & CREDITS

Director

Andrew Chung

Cinematographer

David Z. Lam

Producer

Christopher Nguyen, Andrew Chung

Editor

Sue Yao

Principal Cast

Zaarin Bushra, Gurleen Singh, Dulmika Kevin Hapuarachchi

Ella Cooper

RECOMMENDED WATCH TIME, FOLLOWED BY EXCLUSIVE DIRECTOR Q&A:

OCT 15, 6:00 PM

White Elephant

Andrew Chung

DRAMA | ENGLISH | 61 MIN | CANADA | WORLD PREMIERE

Reelworld Film Festival
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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