Directed by Sam Chung
Sunny, a Korean-American boy, has just moved to a new town and joins his elementary school’s stage production of “Annie.” Unexpectedly, he is asked to play the more significant role of President FDR. Overhearing objections to his casting, Sunny learns to push past the expectations of the people around him.
Sam Chung was born in Seoul and raised in Los Angeles. He studied at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and began his career as a photographer before becoming a producer at a digital studio. SUNNY is his first short film. Sam lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Grace. Despite living in NY for 10 years, he is still an avid Lakers and Dodgers fan.
Director: Sam Chung
Writer: Sam Chung
Producer: Sam Chung
Director of Photography: Ramin Shakibaei
Production Designer: Michelle Lee
Costume Designer: Grace Chung
Original Score: Eugene Yoon
Cast: Christopher Suh, Hyojin Park, Sadie Smeck, Karen Young
Shorts Programs / 73 minsFREE PROGRAM. GenerASIANS showcases the Asian and Asian American experience over multiple generations from the point of view of young, emerging filmmakers. These films represent the next generation of must-see Asian American and Pacific Islander talent. - Trent Nakamura