Best Director – Rui Cui – “To Pimp a Butterfly” (USA)

Title: To Pimp a Butterfly
Runtime: 30 min
Country: USA
Director: Rui Cui
Placement: Best Director (Rui Cui) + Award of Excellence
Competition: September 30, 2017

Synopsis: 13-year-old American-born Chinese boy named Andy Liu, who grew up in Chinatown, Los Angeles, found his mother Lam (Butterfly) trying to save the family’s livelihood by selling her body. He decides to save his mother and fix their broken relationship.