APRIL 26, 2022
USA | 2 minutes | 2021
Drama short film directed by Lily Wenyi Huang
Starring Fanny Lawren, Grayson Lee
Chinese title: 软柿子
A grandma and her 6 year-old grandson on are on their way to shop for persimmons in Chinatown, New York. A #StopAsianHate Public Service Announcement.
Don’t be fooled by Ey! Don’t Pick‘s short running time. Precise and to the point, all while packing an emotional punch with its ending, Lily Wenyi Huang’s stunning and timely short PSA is a powerful look at Asian elders in America and how they’ve become a target of rising hate crimes against Asians.
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Director, Writer: Lily Wenyi Huang
Producer: Yoko Kohmoto
Cinematographer: Emmet Luciano
Editor: Xiao Han
Also featuring: Karlin Chan, Wing Szeto, Olivia Chen