Out of work and unable to tell his family that he's been fired, a young New Yorker of Japanese descent finds utopian escapism by spending his days and weeks at the local arcade on the Dance Mania Fantastic machine. He carelessly and blissfully lives in his fantasy world until reality eventually catches up with him.
Length: 12 minutes
Language: English, Japanese
A native of North Carolina, Sasie Sealy started making films from the unusual combination of photography and sketch comedy. She studied photography under Gregory Crewdson while at Yale, where she also wrote and performed with the 5th Humor for four years. She is a recipient of the New York Women in Film and Television Scholarship and the Steven J. Ross Fellowship. Her other films include the shorts Lila and Lola and yes, eleanor, no. Sealy is currently a graduate film student at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.