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Lucky Fish

Directed by:

Emily May Jampel

9 mins

Saturday, Nov 19, 2022

2:00 PM

Shorts Program 2

Two Asian-American teenagers meet in the bathroom of a Chinese restaurant while having dinner with their families.

STUART Cinema & Café

About the Filmmaker

Emily May Jampel is a filmmaker born and raised on Oʻahu and based in Brooklyn. Her work has screened at festivals including Palm Springs, Champs-Élysées, Frameline, Inside Out and CAAMFest. She received the 2021/2022 Frameline Completion Fund and Inside Out’s Re:Focus Fund for her short Lucky Fish. She has curated short film programs for Metrograph and was Allies in Arts’s 2021 guest curator for their annual screening of short films directed by BIPOC, female, trans and non-binary filmmakers in partnership with SONY. Emily also works as a development executive at the production company Department of Motion Pictures (BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, PATTI CAKE$, MONSTERS & MEN). She got her start working at companies like Cinereach, Film Movement, and interning at Killer Films, Color Force, and Zeitgeist Films.