13 MILES FOR TOILET PAPERDirected by Chalisa Phiboolsook
When filmmaker Chalisa Phiboolsook’s half marathon was cancelled due the COVID 19, she didn’t didn’t let that stop her from training in her own garage. In this touching short film, experience the eternal power of resiliency and a positive outlook.
THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND.
About the filmmaker: Chalisa Phiboolsook is Thai-American who grew up as an athlete in a family of entrepreneurs and artists. She is an emerging documentary filmmaker with a background in playwriting. Chalisa’s short, personal documentary, “13 Miles for Toilet Paper,” was an official selection of LA Student Film Festival, finalist at Humboldt Film Festival, semi-finalist at the Student LA Film Awards, and a winner at the CSU Media Arts Festival. Chalisa wrote a 10-minute play, “One Conversation,” produced by Mark Ramont and George Del Junco, and co-wrote an original musical for the La Mirada Theater, “Sycamore Street,” alongside Celeste Butler, Aaron Cruz, and Katie Kelly. Chalisa is part of California State University, Long Beach’s film school, class of 2021.
Due to the global pandemic, many of us have been stuck inside our homes without the ability to move our bodies. In this dynamic shorts program, watch these characters dance, run, exercise and find creative ways to stay healthy.