A GENTLE NIGHT
Directed by Qiu Yang
In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gently into this good night.
Qiu Yang was born and raised in Changzhou, China. He studied film directing at the Victorian College of the Arts, Australia.
His last short film A Gentle Night was selected for the 70th Festival de Cannes Short Film Competition in 2017. And in 2015, his short Under the Sun was selected for the 68th Festival de Cannes Cinéfondation competition and is now selected for more than 80 international film festivals.
Director: Qiu Yang
Writer: Qiu Yang
Producer: Qiu Yang, Li Yi
Director of Photography: Constanze Schmitt
Editor: Carlo Francisco Manatad
Sound: Mei Zhu, Mikko Quizon, Livia Ruzic
Cast: Li Shuxian
Shorts Programs / 99 minsWhat is Feminism? Does it mix well with Asian Culture and identities? Let's take an intersectional look on the artistic expression of our cultural zeitgeist, as we explore female friendship, sexuality, beauty standard, and the violence we rise against. - Ariel Du