Johnson Cheng - 11'
As a 12-year-old girl prepares for her final test trying out for the traditionally all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team, she makes an unlikely connection with the gym's reclusive groundskeeper.
Director not to present this film for Public, the Jury can award the film through private screening.
Johnson Cheng is an NYC-based Chinese-American writer/director hailing from the San Gabriel Valley of L.A. County. After receiving his bachelor's degree in International Relations, he joined Columbia University's M.F.A. Directing/Screenwriting program. He is a member of both the Motion Picture Editors Guild and the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective Writers Workshop.