"Studio with a View" is a short film chronicling the first two years of the Covid pandemic from the perspective of an apartment window in New York City’s Chinatown. The film captures life as it unfolds on the city block below, home to a police precinct and located in a neighborhood stigmatized during the pandemic.
Conceived as a visual poem, the film evokes themes both small and large, above all human resilience in the face of large-scale crisis.
"Studio with a View" is currently entering its festival run. Stay tuned for updates.
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Directed/Filmed/Edited by Mara Wollong
Produced by Talaya Grimes
Original Music by Jason Yang