Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek is a short film that speaks to the societal challenge that women, and especially women of color, endure every day. To look in the mirror and to hope to see a face other than your own. One that is closer to what magazines, television and movies define as beautiful or even normal. What face do you see when you look in the mirror?

Lia Chang  (Big Trouble In Little ChinaNew Jack CityKing of New York) stars in Hide and Seek, a film she co-produced and co-wrote with Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone, “The Blacklist,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Hostages” ), who is also featured in the film. Hide and Seek addresses the topic of media images that validate beauty in contemporary America. Hide and Seek was named among the top ten films of the 2015 Asian American Film Lab‘s 72 Hour Shootout -Two Faces – Filmmaking Competition, and Chang received a Best Actress nomination for her starring role. Kravits shared camera operator duties with Evan Daves, composed the original score with Tyler Kent, directed and edited the film.

What people are saying about Hide and Seek.
“Your award was so well-deserved. You and Garth made a stunning movie that drew on so many things you know, and was therefore filled with truth and beauty. Not to mention, that it was deeply satisfying to see you in front of the camera — again.”
Tony award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, 72 Hour Shootout Judge

“I think that at some level, all people of color can relate to it. Hell, not just people of color…ALL people. The kind of messages about “body type” and “ideal look” that are thrown at us constantly, it resonates across the board.
Filmmaker Aaron Woolfolk

“Thank you for addressing the topic of media images that validate beauty in contemporary America.”
Pamela M. Quan
Associate Director of
DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon

For more information, email bevsgirlfilms@gmail.com.

Official Selections:
2017 SoCal Independent Film Festival and will screen on Saturday, Feb.11th at 3pm at the Huntington Beach Library Theater. https://12thannualhuntintonbeachsoc2017.sched.com
2016 Katra Film Series -2nd Round Finalist (July 16,2016)
2016 Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival (May 28, 2016)
2016 Katra Film Series (May 14, 2016)
2016 Drexel University (May 11, 2016)
2016 Disorient Asian American Film Festival of Eugene, OR (May 1, 2016)
2016 The Women’s Film Festival (March 13, 2016)
2015 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (November 21, 2015)

Press:
HIDE AND SEEK Starring Lia Chang and Garth Kravits Among 14 Short Films Competing in 2016 Katra Film Series – 2nd Round in New York on July 16; Complete Lineup of Finalists
Q&A with ‘Hide and Seek’ filmmakers Lia Chang and Garth Kravits
2016 Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival Lineup, May 27-28; HIDE AND SEEK starring Lia Chang and Garth Kravits screens on May 28
Lia Chang and Garth Kravits’ HIDE AND SEEK to Screen in 2016 Katra Film Series in New York on May 14; Complete Lineup 
BLACK SALT Premiere and UASE Diversity in Action Panel Discussion featuring Warrington Hudlin, Lia Chang, Taimak, Kinyumba Mutakabbir, Mike Hodge, Kelly Edwards, Bobby Samuels and Vincent Lyn
Lia Chang and Garth Kravits’ HIDE AND SEEK Screens in 11th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon on May 1; Complete Lineup 
Sneak Peek at the Featured Films and Lineup for the 11th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon, April 29 – May 1 
broadwayworld.com: HIDE AND SEEK, Starring Lia Chang and Garth Kravits, to Premiere at Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, 11/21
Sinovision: ASIAN AMERICAN FILM LAB PUTS “BEAUTY” TO THE TEST
FebOne_Blog: THE VERSATILE LIA CHANG
Playbill.com: Retweet! BroadwayGirlNYC’s Picks For Most Useful Theatre Women on Social Media
The Rafu Shimpo: A ‘LITTLE CHINA’ REUNION
Jade Magazine: Getting Personal with Lia Chang and her Asian American Arts World

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