Myanmar, 2013. A 12-year-old Burmese child soldier, imprisoned for deserting battle, is forced to either kill her older brother, a fellow deserter, or die alongside him. Based on actual events.
Busan IFF, Nominated Best Short Film
ASC Heritage Awards
Taipei Film Awards, Best Short Film
Golden Horse Awards, Nominated Best Live-Action Short Film
Women Makes Wave Film Festival Taiwan, Golden Prize
Kaohsiung Film Festival, Special Jury Mention
Vancouver International Women Film Festival, Best Short, Best Direction and Writing in Short
Chen-Wen Lo is a Taiwan-born writer/director based in New York. Her latest short "In This Land We're Briefly Ghosts" premiered at Busan IFF, won Best Short Film at the 22nd Taipei Film Awards, and received a nomination for Best Live-Action Short at the 57th Golden Horse Awards.