Sweet Sixteen

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Horror film from United States, 9 minutes


Screens Thursday, February 26, 2015
Screening Block 2: 4pm-7:15pm

Directed by Yung-Jen Yang
Produced by Felicia Bradford
Website http:/

Her only wish on her sixteenth birthday quickly turns into a nightmare. Haley, an adopted Chinese-American girl, wants to find out about her biological family in China. In searching for her loved ones, she uncovers a 16-year old secret.

About the Director

Originally from Taiwan, Yung-Jen Yang is a narrative filmmaker with a love for directing horror and thriller films. He has been dedicated to horror films since childhood to prove one concept. “Some people say that horror movies are nothing but using bloody scenes and sound effects to scare the audience.” he said, “My dream is to prove those ideas wrong. More than just scaring people, horror movies can portray humanity and social issues.”


About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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