Heroes Within

A young Chinese woman discovers her ancestral contribution to Allied success in this music-dance-spoken word film. Animation peels back the layers of the painting, Panthéon de la Guerre, when the CLC were ‘painted out’ of history to make room for American soldiers.

  • Julia Cheng
    Director
  • Lavin Lee
    Director
  • David Tse
    Producer
  • Julia Cheng
    Choreographer / Dancer
  • Andy Leung
    Composer / Sound Designer
  • Lula Mebrahtu
    Vocalist / Spoken Word
  • Ricky Payne
    Cinematographer / Editor
  • Connor Wan
    Cinematographer / Editor
  • Ricky Payne
    Animator
  • Claire Nicolas
    Costume Designer
  • Dina Ahmed
    Make-up Artist
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • China Changing Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    December 16, 2016
Distribution Information
  • Chinese Art Space
    Country: United Kingdom
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Julia Cheng, Lavin Lee

Graduating with a BA (Hons) degree in Film Studies, he began his field experience as a camera assistant, for projects including Channel 4: Noah's Ark (2014) & Honey Trap (2014). He thereupon co-founded an independent production company Metona Film & Photography in 2014, directing commercial & corporate short films for international western & eastern companies. lavinlee.com

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