ONLY THE MOON STANDS STILL (明月依旧) Short Film Competition Virtual Screenings

ONLY THE MOON STANDS STILL (明月依旧)

Three generations of Chinese women say goodbye to their family ballroom dance studio. Executive produced by Lena Waithe, starring Shirley Chen and Mardy Ma.

Screens as part of SHORTS PROGRAM 3

Johnson Cheng’s films have screened at Tribeca, AFI FEST (Audience Award 2020), Palm Springs (Best Student Film 2017) and Toronto. He is an HBO APA Visionary and an alumnus of the NYFF Artist Academy, Film Independent’s Project Involve and Columbia University’s MFA Film Directing/Screenwriting program.

Details

Country: China, USA

Year: 2021

Director: Johnson Cheng

Screenwriter: Johnson Cheng

Producer: Jera Wang

Executive Producers: Lena Waithe, Rishi Rajani, Natasha Wellesley, Doménica Castro, Constanza Castro

Director of Photography: Carlo Canlas Mendoza

Editors: Emily Ge Zhai, Johnson Cheng

Production Designer: Dong Lei

Music: Zeke Khaseli, Yudhi Arfani

Cast/Featuring: Shirley Chen, Mardy Ma, Cindera Che, Maria Liang, Crystal J. Huang

Running Time (minutes): 23

Languges: Mandarin, English

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