Shades of Jade

Shades of Jade

13 minutes

Narrative, Drama, Family

English, Mandarin

United States


World Premiere

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SHADES OF JADE follows 8-year-old Hsiao-Yu as Richard, a father figure, enters her new life in America. Unable to heed her mother Mai’s wishes to call her new father, “Dad,” Hsiao-Yu struggles to convince the government of their fake green card marriage.


  • Rose Chang
  • Rose Chang was born in Taiwan and immigrated to Los Angeles, CA in 1999. In 2016, she received her BA in Film Production and Critical Studies from UC, Santa Cruz. She recently received her MFA in Film Production from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Rose aspires to utilize her personal experiences and informed critical studies background to create characters and stories that challenge mainstream representations. She also loves painting, cooking, and spending time in nature.
  • Producer

    • Jessica Mathisen
  • Writer

    • Rose Chang
  • Cast

    • Harmonie He
    • Hana Wu
    • David E. Taylor

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