After a near collision at an intersection, two women find themselves face-to-face and at each other’s throats in a yoga class.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 2

World premiere
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Asia Youngman

Grace Dove, Anesha Bailey, Mayumi Yoshida, Matreya Scarwenner
Executive Producer Asia Youngman, Lori Lozinski
Producer Mike Johnston
Screenwriter Asia Youngman
Cinematographer Kaayla Whachell
Editor Rachel Guergis
Production Design Ryan MacInnes
Music Sean William
Production Company Visceral Village Productions, Studio 104 Entertainment
Canada 2020 10 min.


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Asia Youngman is an Indigenous director and screenwriter from Vancouver. Her films have screened at the Toronto and St. Louis International Film Festivals, and the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, and have won awards at the 2021 Vancouver Short Film Festival and at the 2019 Calgary International Film Festival.

Asia has worked on film and television projects commissioned by CBC, Bell Media, PBS, History Channel, and Corus Entertainment. Asia received the 2021 Directors Guild of Canada BC Emerging Greenlight for her short fantasy/drama N’xaxaitk. She is the owner of Visceral Village Productions, which she founded in 2019.