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Co-presented with: Cambodia Town Film Festival

The Cambodia Town Film Festival showcases the very best in Cambodian cinema. From narrative animation to documentary features, from original shorts to award-winning independent films, the festival highlights the exciting work done by Khmer/American filmmakers.

Community Partners: Khmer Alumni Association, KhmerLife

FLOAT is a short film set in Seattle in the mid-1990s, following the day-to-day trials and tribulations of Cambodian American hustler, Rocky Mang. Still living at home with his family, Rocky spends his days cruising the streets of Seattle, slanging cheap goods on the corner as he struggles to help his family make ends meet. His days are a hazy wash of grinding and hustling, only broken by his persistent attempts to convince a local barista named Jenni-Mo Day to go on a date.

This film played at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    24 minutes
  • Language
    English, Khmer
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Tristan Seniuk, Voleak Sip
  • Screenwriter
    Tristan Seniuk, Voleak Sip
  • Producer
    Zack Tupper
  • Executive Producer
    Tristan Seniuk, Voleak Sip
  • Cast
    Tony Teav, Peyton Pich, Keanna Mendoza
  • Cinematographer
    Adam Bial
  • Editor
    Tristan Seniuk
  • Production Design
    Collin Redmond