October 1 October 11

100 minutes

Narrative, Coming of Age, Drama

English, Mandarin



NYC Premiere

Under pressure from her estranged father, a young Chinese architect living in New York agrees to become guardian to her seven-year-old half-brother, whom she has never met. But not for him: Doing so is a way for her to obtain a U.S. working visa and pursue her dream job at a prestigious architecture firm.

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Community Partners

  • Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
  • The Light Leaks


  • Ran Jing
  • Born and raised in Beijing, Ran Jing is an award-winning writer/director. After earning her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she began her professional career as a story artist in feature animation. Her credits include PEANUTS, THE BOOK OF LIFE, and the RIO franchise. Her 2017 live action short film FISH STEW was selected by multiple international film festivals, including HollyShorts and NewFilmmakers NY. ANCHOR BABY is Ran’s first feature film.
  • Producer

    • Enya Sun
    • YuXiang Wen
    • Steve Sun
    • Ran Jing
  • Writer

    • Ran Jing
    • FeiFei Guo
    • Laurel Minter
  • Cast

    • YuXian Shang
    • YanHui Wang
    • JingZhe Lin

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