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Different Than Before

Directed by Mayumi Yoshida

Sarah is celebrating her engagement with her sister Amanda, her parents, fiancé ,and friends at a Chinese restaurant. When a group of racist hecklers shout rude comments and racial slurs at them during karaoke, Father (Baba) must decide what is best for his family.

Written and Directed by Mayumi Yoshida
Produced by Sebastien Galina, Lynne Lee

Director’s Bio: Born in Japan, raised in three continents, Mayumi Yoshida is a Director, Writer, Actor, based in Vancouver, BC.Her father being a journalist, she had an international childhood living in Washington D.C., Brussels, and Tokyo. Recently she worked as a story editor on Ins Choi (Kim’s Convenience)’s new series in development. Her latest film “Different Than Before”, a music video for Amanda Sum was selected as Vimeo Staff Pick. Currently, she is working on the upcoming APPLE TV+/A24 TV series “SUNNY” as an Associate Producer and Cultural Consultant, filmed in Tokyo and Kyoto. “

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