Screens Saturday, February 7 @ 6:45 PM
Fairy Wang may be a working-class girl from rural China, but she thinks she’s the next Coco Chanel. After posting her eccentric designs on Weibo, China’s largest social media site, Fairy becomes an overnight internet celebrity. But fame comes at a price for the misunderstood fashion misfit. Filmmaker Rongfei Guo befriends Fairy and walks in the unlikely designer’s very first fashion show.
Producer/Director/Screenwriter/Editor: Rongfei Guo
Co-producer: Kit Chung (VICE CHINA)
Composer: Ming-Hsueh Lin
Director of Photography: Yu Sun (VICE CHINA)
Additional Camera: Kit Chung (VICE CHINA), Rongfei Guo
Post Production Advisor: Yi Zhang (VICE CHINA)
Sound Mixer: Hangyu Ji
Effect Designer: John Chow, Lunlun Wang, Rongfei Guo
About the Director
Rongfei Guo is a documentary filmmaker with a focus on China’s social issues. Now, she is a freelance producer, director and host for VICE China. Her short documentary film What If was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Fusion Doc Challenge.
Contact the Director
or see the film website: filmfairytales.com