This subtle short film uses a female gaze to ponder attractiveness and how we look at ourselves and other people.
The blurb: Have you ever realized that your face is the only thing you can’t actually see? This whimsical short film celebrates the Female Gaze and the act of gazing in general.
Cast: Zhua (Yiran Zhu), Tiga (Xiyuan Wu)
Writer and Director: Lillian Li
Cinematographer: Jack Zhang
Sound: Locus Chen
Editor: Lillian Li
Music: “Kinky Date” – Goodbye Honey Boy
Lillian Xuege Li is a Chinese filmmaker living in New York. Her bio says she “uses her passion and expertise for storytelling and visual communication to observe human behaviors, reflect on social construct and explore the topics of nostalgia, culture and humanity.” Here’s her site.