LITTLE MAO (childrens / satire)

Directed & written by Allan Tong
Produced by Sonya Di Rienzo & Austin Wong ~ Executive Producer: Blaine Philippi 

Starring Kevin Wang, Ariyena Sorani, Isaac Pilozo
A Varipix Production ~ 6 minutes ~ 2012

Little Mao tells the life story of Mao Tse-Tung through 12-year-old Bobby Tung (Kevin Wang) and his baseball team. After a pop fly liberates shy Bobby, the Chairman emanicipates the neighbourhood kids from their chores and leads them to victory on the field. However, does Chairman Bobby take his power too far?

Finalist, 2012 Grand River Film Festival (Kitchener-Waterloo, ON)
Best Actress under 10 nomination for Ariyena Sorani at the 2013 Young Artist Awards (Los Angeles)
Broadcast premiere on Bravo in 2013 and currently playing on Bravo's YouTube channel
Screened at 20 festivals from Puerto Rico to Singapore.
Further information & photos: Little Mao official site