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Sunset Park, warehouse

Miguel, a community college student, encounters his ex-lover Boris, a Russian warehouse truck driver, at an industrial area in Sunset Park, Brooklyn through Grindr. After hesitations, they reconnect.

  • Dazhi Huang
  • Eloise Sherrid
    Director of Photography
  • Daniel Anthony Hidalgo
    Key Cast
  • Ivan Kirincic
    Key Cast
  • Dazhi Huang
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama, LGBT, Gay
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 26, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    600 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - California institute of the arts
  • Bushwick Film Festival
    Brooklyn, NY
    United States
    October 5, 2019
    Official Selection
  • International queer film festival Merlinka
    December 7, 2019
    Official Selection
  • SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival
    Providence, RI
    United States
    June 22, 2021
    Official Selection
  • International Queer & Migrant Filmfestival Amsterdam
Director Biography - Dazhi Huang

Dazhi Huang is a Chinese filmmaker and visual artist based in the United States. His works explore the clash and co-existence of different cultures, identities, and personal histories, focusing on the process for characters to communicate, understand and reconcile.

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Director Statement

This film depicts a short-term romance between two immigrants in NYC who are isolated from the prosperity of Capitalism. It's a short film depicting our escapes from choices within the social media era of Capitalism when the prosperity in the virtual world does not reflect in the reality, It's also a film about how Social Media and Urban environment help to erase the border and boundary between people from different cultural, class and educational backgrounds.