About this submission

"Dregs," is a project unraveling the internal conflict of Sergeant Leung, a minority officer. As a Chinese living in the U.S., the tale of a conflicted Asian police officer hits close to home. The story of Sergeant Phillip Wong's guilt, declared in bold letters, "N.Y.P.D. Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges in Violent Arrests," and his apathetic face during the trial has been etched in my memory, despite his apathetic face. While supporting movements like 'Defund the Police,' I also aimed to offer a nuanced look at the complex challenges faced by minorities in law enforcement.


Creator
Jackie Shijie Xing, a writer-director based in New York, brings a unique cultural tapestry to his filmmaking. Hailing from Beijing and nurtured across two distinct worlds, he seamlessly weaves his diverse experiences into captivating narratives that offer multifaceted viewpoints. A fresh alumni of NYU Film and TV, Jackie adeptly melds artistic ingenuity with compelling and resonant commercial storytelling. His portfolio boasts premieres at esteemed global film festivals, including the illustrious Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival and the prestigious Woodstock Film Festival. more...

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