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Cathartic and hopeful stories inspired by the pandemic.

Films: E14; Learning Tagalog With Kayla; Pick Up; H.A.G.S. (Have A Good Summer); How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic; Life, Unexpected

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H.A.G.S. is a documentary short that combines imagery from my middle school yearbook with phone calls from some of my oldest childhood friends to weave together a portrait of adolescence and growing up.

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Film Contact:

Sean Wang


  • Year
  • Runtime
    9 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
    Strong Language
  • Note
    Animated Short
  • Director
    Sean Wang
  • Producer
    Sean Wang
  • Executive Producer
    New York Times Op-Docs
  • Cast
    Way Chen; Fahad Manzur; Sean Wang; Terilyn Tran; Karina Paonessa
  • Animator
    Deepti Menon