10th Annual McMinnville Short Film Festival

MSFF February 2021: Documentary

Expired March 1, 2021 7:59 AM
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Welcome to the Documentary screening!

Nominated for 2021 Grand Jury Award

“Sky Blossom” is the film salute to 2020. It is a raw, uplifting window into 24.5 million children and millennials stepping forward as frontline heroes. Caring for family with tough medical conditions, they stay at home doing things often seen only in hospitals. They are cheerleaders, work part time, and go to college — but also live double lives — quietly growing up as America’s next greatest generation. The filmmaker, veteran journalist and award-winning CNN/MSNBC news anchor Richard Lui says the interviews were so honest they genuinely surprised him, as they revealed insights into the lives of young people across America. Troops used to look up and say, “Here come the Sky Blossoms”—paratroopers rushing to their aid. Today, there is a new generation answering that call. These are their stories. “Sky Blossom – McMinnville, TN” is a segment from the feature documentary “Sky Blossom” which is qualifying for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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  • Runtime
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
  • Director
    Richard Lui
  • Producer
    Richard Lui, Don Young, Alex Lo, Hailey Lee
  • Executive Producer
    Daphne Kwok, Bob Stephens, Susie Van, Ashley Bryan, Val Nichols, Steve Schwab, Brian Yang
  • Co-Producer
    Zachary Newman, Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Elizabeth Yuan,
  • Cast
    The Deryn Allen Family
  • Cinematographer
    Eliana Martinez Alvarez
  • Editor
    Anne Alvergue
  • Animator
    Nicholas Kiray
  • Composer
    Maria Lineva