What They Left Behind
BLOCK D | Emerging
Friday, March 24 | 3 - 5 PM
Winthrop University | Dina's Place at the DiGiorgio Campus Center
Screenings & Awards
Animart Festival • City of Angels Women's Film Festival • OnScreen Film and Video Festival • Sight + Sound Film Festival • 24th International Youth Media Festival YOUKI • DOC LA. Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival • Bucheon International Animation Festival • CU International Film Festival • 16ª edición del certamen audiovisual PROYECTA • ICONA 2022 Animation Festival • Los Angeles Animation Festival • ASIAN Feedback Film Festival
Cast & Crew
ANIMATION | 2022 | 6 min. 49 sec.
SUGGESTED RATING | PG
ELIGIBLE | Woman to Watch, Best Student Film
COUNTRY | China, United States
LANGUAGE | Mandarin Chinese
DIRECTOR | Xingyu Gu
WRITER | Xingyu Gu
Several years after her grandfathers had passed away, a young woman recollects her memories of them.
About the Director
Vicky Xingyu Gu is a Chinese animator currently based in Los Angeles, California. She had just completed her MFA degree in Digital Arts & Animation at the University of Southern California in Spring 2022. Her works are inspired by cultural conflicts, emotional struggles, as well as societal issues that she witnesses. She enjoys experimenting with different techniques and materials in both digital and traditional media.