Film Lab's The Opposite of a Fairy Tale is among the official selections of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation for their NY Short Film Showcase, featuring the best of the year's NY-based SAG-AFTRA short films. In the film, a woman is slowly imprisoned by her family with the unwitting help of well-meaning strangers. The film aims to draw light to the epidemic of elder abuse affecting at least 1 in 10 seniors today. It was written by Film Lab President Jennifer Betit Yen and stars Josephine Yang, Nikole Marone, Albert Chan, and Deborah Kuhn, among others.
August 2016: The Staten Island Community Agency for Senior Citizens is using The Opposite of a Fairy Tale, an AAFL TV/Film Lab production by Jennifer Betit Yen and starring Jo Yang, Nikole Marone, Albert Chan, and Deborah Kuhn for training and education to #StopElderAbuse! More at www.TheOppositeOfAFairyTale.com
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce:
"This film is ground-breaking!"
- Yoko Iwaki, Later In Life Program Manager for the New York Asian Women's Center
Fairy Princess Diaries, by Erin Quill
AsAmNews December 2015: http://www.asamnews.com/2015/12/04/opposite-of-a-fairy-tale-to-bring-awareness-of-elder-abuse/