Home is where the Sunsets

2016 / narrative short / drama / coming-of-age / hong kong identity / 8 min
Director:
Kayla Tong
Cinematographer:
Kayla Tong

Alison’s life in L.A. turns upside down when her family comes to visit from Hong Kong for the very first time. Stuffed into her cramped apartment, Alison finds beauty and heartache in the smallest of moments.

Festival Run

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2016
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2017
Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017 | Best Directing in Narrative Award
Sarasota Film Festival 2017
Asians on Film Festival of Shorts 2016 |  Best Ensemble Cast Award
Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2017
Kerry Film Festival 2017 (Ireland)
Asian Film Festival of Dallas 2017
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival 2017
DC Asian American Film Festival 2017
Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2017
Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival 2017
Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival 2017
Austin Asian American Film Festival 2017
Post Alley Film Festival 2017
Visual Communications Summer Series “Uprooted from the Scenes” 2016
Starry Nite Festival 2018 (Houston, Texas)
Pitzer College, April 2018