Essentially Amy

2022 Official Selection: Short Film – Drama

Amy is a disenfranchised Chinese American girl working at her local grocery store during the height of the pandemic. As Amy confronts growing racism both in and outside of her home, Amy must come to terms with who she really is and what she really wants.

Director(s): Ari Groobman
Writer(s): Ari Groobman
Producer(s): Ben O’Keefe, Mitchell Schwartz, Ryan Ramsey
Key Cast: Stacy Chu, Ping Liu, Brenda Valencia, Seyi Ayorinde, Hidekun Hah, Heather Turman, Jim Todd

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Theatrical Screenings: Held at The Whitefire Theater in Sherman Oaks, (13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423)
Screenings for the 2022 festival take place from November 15 to November 20.
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Virtual Screenings: The SOFF 2022 Virtual Screenings will begin Friday, November 18. There will be 25 films to watch that are Virtual Exclusives as well as many of the films that screened at the theater.
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