Cast: Celia Au, Jackie Chung
Filmmaker Nelson Kim (SOMEONE ELSE) is back at CAAMFest with his new short film, THE COMPLAINT. At the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown, a college professor (Jackie Chung, COMING HOME AGAIN) and troubled student (Celia Au, WU ASSASSINS) struggle to connect via Zoom. This tense film explores the emotional impact of the pandemic.
THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND.
About the Filmmaker: Nelson Kim wrote and directed the award-winning independent feature film SOMEONE ELSE (2016), which was hailed by the LA Weekly as “a tense, unexpectedly moving psychological study of a man’s unraveling,” by VCinema as “a nimble and smartly designed independent production… a highly intriguing debut,” and by PopMatters as “a movie that ultimately forces you to think on your feet… certain to provoke discussion, and perhaps argument, amongst viewers.” Go to SomeoneElseMovie.com to learn more. Nelson writes film criticism for Hammer to Nail, Filmmaker Magazine, Senses of Cinema, and other websites, and teaches film at Wagner College on Staten Island, where he co-directs the Film and Media Studies Program. He lives in Brooklyn and on Long Island.
The pandemic has interrupted the world including the protagonists in this shorts program.