Growing up may be difficult in itself, but this proves to be even more challenging when you have to navigate through life without a clear sense of self. Clara Chu is an Asian teenager growing up in America, and her search for identity hits a roadblock when she finds herself distanced for her Asian and American cultures respectively.


  • Caitlyn Phu: Director/Writer/Editor
  • Grace Larey: Director of Photography
  • Drake Konishi: Assistant Director
  • Chase Okimura: Sound
  • Ethan Lindner: Sound
  • Carolyn Nguyen: Key Cast, “Clara Chu”
  • Maria January: Key Cast, “Mrs. Chu”
  • Debbie Tran: Key Cast, “Dr. Zheng”
  • Kylie Harcut: Key Cast, “Meghan”


  • Project Type: Short, Student
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Coming of Age, Student
  • Runtime: 9 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date: March 20, 2019
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: Chinese, English
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: No
  • Student Project: Yes