behindthebearseyes

Behind the Bear's Eyes (Narrative Short Film)

Synopsis:

After living in California for 8 years, Lu, a young Chinese woman, loses her Visa status and is forced to leave the place she calls home. The film portrays Lu's last two days in America, and her fight against the fear of losing her own identity.

Written and directed by

Oates Wu


Goodbye, My Big Cat

Goodbye, My Big Cat (Narrative Short Film)

Synopsis:

Harry, a young Chinese man travels to America in attempt to reunite with his first lover, Sam. Harry and Sam met a year prior during an exchange in China and Harry hopes to relive the love and intimacy they once shared.

Written and directed by

Oates Wu


Like Hope

Like Hope (Narrative Short Film)

Synopsis:

Like Hope explores the notion of how a moment in time can freeze one's state of living in sometimes a haunting way. It tells the story about a Chinese foreign exchange student in America named Harry who falls in love with his good friend Timothy. One night, Harry asks Timothy whether he likes him romantically, only to be told that Timothy merely wants to stay friends. They continue to hang out with each other as Harry's heart stays stuck in the few seconds before he asked and received the answer to Timothy's feelings for him--The moment where Harry still felt hopeful, and the few seconds where love still seemed possible.

Written and directed by

Oates Wu


Flying Trout and Swimming Vulture

Flying Trout and Swimming Vulture (Narrative Short Film)

Synopsis:

After breaking up with her boyfriend, artist/photographer Anne asks her ex-boyfriend Peter to take a 'reverse gender photograph' as the last piece to finish her art project. This photo will also end up being the last step of their relationship.

Written and directed by

Oates Wu

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