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JOOK is an intergenerational story about the significance of food. Over a FaceTime call during the covid-19 pandemic, a grandfather teaches his 3 granddaughters how to make jook. Through his teaching, we learn more about the pivotal role this Chinese rice porridge has played throughout generations in this family.

Director - Olivia Stark

Olivia Stark is a multiracial Chinese American writer and artist from Los Angeles, California. She recently graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Asian American Studies and a minor in Film, Television, and Digital Media Studies. Her two passions in life are social justice and animated filmmaking, and her goal as a filmmaker is to merge these two passions. She has worked in the development departments at Illumination Entertainment, Janet Yang Productions, and Skydance Animation, and is excited to see where her career in film development takes her.

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  • Runtime
    6 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Olivia Stark
  • Screenwriter
    Olivia Stark
  • Producer
    Olivia Stark
  • Cast
    Jam Wong, Bowjean Wong, Olivia Stark, Ava Stark, Emiko Wong