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A Peacock Dance

Directed by Emily Eng

Elle Chen is a careless teenager attending Chinese school amongst second graders. She runs late to her speech competition and gets on her teacher’s bad side on their last day of school. Underprepared for the school competition, Elle gets assigned to be the first person to read her speech. Anxious to find more time, she must interact and bribe the students around her to switch spots.

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