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Hung-Yut Chen

Hung-Yut Chen

Documentary Film and Video

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Virtually Raffi

video

JUNE, 1998
VIDEO DURATION: 26:07 MIN.

The story of Lynne, a woman who is completely consumed with the online identity she has created for herself. An avid player of the 24-hr a day game Discworld, Lynne is drawn away from her family by her online fantasy world. The film focuses on how her virtual character Raffi has shaped her real world identity and the effect it has had on her family.


Potstickers & Hamburgers

16mm color film

JUNE, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 7:09 MIN.

Profile of a San Francisco diner run by a Chinese family. In addition to serving classic American dishes, the diner also offers Chinese food. The film centers on the nature of the Chinese family's life in America.


Fear

video

MARCH, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 4:30 MIN.

Several young adults reflect on their childhood fears and how they overcame them. Among other issues, the film focuses on stories that intimidated the subjects as children and how this sentiment transferred to producing fears in real life.


Walking Pig

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 3:17 MIN.

A boy's childhood nickname becomes part of his identity. In this personal film, the maker uses his nickname as an entree to discuss living in America as a Chinese-born person.