for izzy [closing night film]
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center
559 Washington Street, Boston MA
(T: Park Street, Downtown Crossing, or Boylston)
82 Mins | Narrative | Chinese-American
Directed by Alex Chu
Followed by a Q&A with Alex Chu
Dede, a photojournalist and recovering addict, moves in next door to Laura, a young woman with autism. As the pair form an unlikely friendship, Dede assembles a documentary, using animation and found footage to tell a story of getting sober, of family and friendship, and of love and forgiveness.
About the Director:
Alex Chu's prior film projects have screened at more than 30 festivals worldwide. FOR IZZY is his second feature film as writer-director. Having grown up in Libya and Canada, worked in Asia, he is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.