Luv, MeDirected by Nicolas Jara, Yen Dinh
Tiffany, a K-drama fanatic and Thanh, an anime and gaming nerd, are roommates fresh out of college. Hoping to help her roommate put themself out in the romantic world, Tiffany secretly makes Thanh a dating profile. Thanh, in total frustration, must decide whether to speak up or let Tiffany walk all over them.
Written, Produced, and Directed by Nicolas Jara and Yen Dinh
Nicolas Jara (Nic) is a filmmaker who hails from the Bay Area. Committed to telling stories that showcase the lived experiences of underrepresented peoples, Nic’s work often explores underexposed foundations of knowledge and ways of being through a cinematic language as a tool for empathy building. Nic currently works as a video producer at a design institute and has produced shorts that have screened at SCAD, Raindance, NewFest, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Oakland International, Outfest, and Outfest Fusion. Nic recently wrote, directed, & produced a queer psychedelic short film set in Joshua Tree which is now in post.
Yen Dinh (they/them) is an actor and filmmaker, passionate in striving for more queer and trans BIPOC representation on screen and beyond. Besides narrative films, Yen has worked on a few documentaries that got screened at film festivals. Raised by two Vietnamese immigrants, Yen grew up in the Bay Area most of their life before moving to Los Angeles for college. Initially on the track for pre-med, Yen took the risk to pursue a creative career in the hopes of defying racial capitalism.
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