• View Trailer


    Directed by Erica Eng
    USA | 17 minutes | Best of Fest: Medley 1, Outsiders & Underdogs

Growing up in Oakland's hip-hop culture and playing on the high school basketball team makes it difficult for Eng to identify with her Chinese-American roots. 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.

In competition for Young Cineastes Award.


Best of Fest: Medley 1

Monday, June 28 | 12:00pm PT | Aud 2&3

Monday, June 28 12:00 PM PT

Outsiders & Underdogs

With the odds stacked firmly against them, the longshot protagonists of these shorts must surmount tough obstacles and face down bitter rivals.

Saturday, June 26 5:30 PM PT

film details

Director: Erica Eng
Producers: Simran Mahal
Screenwriter: Erica Eng
Cinematographers: Drew Daniels
Editor: Bowei Yue
Music: Aiko Fukushima
Cast: Terry Hu, Amber Gaston
Country: USA
Language: in English
Year: 2020
Running Time: 17 minutes
Awards: Best Drama Short, Cinequest
Contact Email: erica@ericaeng.com
Website: https://www.ericaeng.com/americanized


2021 ShortFest Archive