Film
Role- Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Sound Designer
Logline- A young man, blind to his own privilege, takes a bath. 
Genre- Experimental
Length- 3:52 Minutes
Starring - Ryan Ng
Director's Statement
In the interest of being as transparent as possible, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Ryan Ng, I am an Asian American and I live in one of the finest, but most segregated suburbs in the United States. Growing up, complex political and racial conversations only came on rare occasions, and rather than experience, I learned about racial inequity through school and books. I am privileged, and as a privileged individual I can only speak into depth on the things that I see in my own community. 
Over the past week many people have taken to social media to voice their opinions, encouraging others to speak up and join them on a path of self-education about the black community. I think it’s safe to say that this is nothing like what our generation has ever experienced before. It’s a testament to how far communication has come in the 21st Century, but seeing the relentless posting, the ambiguous goals, and the rows of black screens, made me fearful. It made me fearful because in a couple of weeks when the protesting stops, when George Floyd’s name is no longer on Twitter’s trending page and news outlets have moved onto fresher stories, privileged individuals like myself will stop educating themselves, the habits that we’ve vowed to keep are going to fade and self reflection will become a mere second thought. Of course many of us will come out of this with a better understanding of the black experience, but like New Year's Resolutions, how long will this really last for? This is not to say that human rights and race relations is all we should think about, but we do need to remember the promises we’ve so outwardly made. I’m not writing this to be cynical and critical, rather I want to acknowledge, for myself and others, that there is a threshold to what tapping on a piece of glass can do. At the end of the day, these worldwide issues boil down to the individual, the well-thought-out goals that we set, and the change we make to ourselves. On average New Year's Resolutions are broken within 2 weeks, please don’t let this be another New Year’s Resolution.
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