A Doll’s Hug

Directed By: Rob Chihwen Lo | Runtime: 20 min | Plays In Short Block: Experimental

Domestic violence, school violence, and societal violence continually challenge and threaten the Taiwanese teenage boy, XiangYu. He seeks to escape from the undesirable reality and take shelter in his imaginary Barbie doll world. XiangYu learns to fight back to seek solutions for ever-lasting redemption. However, the relief from the redemption is impermanent…


October 21, 20185:00 PMTheater 9
October 24, 201812:15 PMTheater 10

* If filmmakers are present, there will be a 15 minute Q&A after the end credit sequence.


Film Type: Short
Main Genre: Drama
Sub Genre: Coming of Age
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Language: Mandarin (Chinese)
Subtitles: English
Premiere Status: Florida