The Horrible Thirty: Me, My Father and Richard the Tiger

Rina B. Tsou
CANADIAN PREMIERE
TAIWAN, 2018, DIGITAL, 20 MIN
MANDARIN/TAGALOG (WITH MANDARIN/ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

 

As she nears the age of 30, Rina tries to find, with some difficulty, a path to becoming a film director. This year, her father, Richard, who she misses dearly, sends his Chinese zodiac sign, the tiger, to silently listen and follow his daughter through her unsteady sounds of life. Through the medium of film, we distantly imagine what the world was like in the 1950s, when he himself was 30.

 

  • Rina B. Tsou is a Filipina-Taiwanese filmmaker. Her cross-cultural background has led to diverse creations, experimenting with different narratives in both documentary and fiction.

  • Bojana Stancic is a performance curator, designer and sometimes maker. Her work has taken her from DIY spaces to artist run centers and museums, as well as to international venues in Switzerland, UK and Belgium. Her interest in liveness spans across media having started work at the Art Gallery of Ontario working on the multi-disciplinary First Thursday series, eventually launching a performance specific program AGO Live.