Changyou's Journey - *European Premiere

A young animator crafted this labor of love to inspire his father during his long battle with cancer and to pay tribute to the life he led, beginning with his childhood in rural China. A story of perseverance and enduring hope in the darkest times of our lives.

Director Bio

Perry S Chen was born in 2000´╝îin San Francisco to first-generation immigrant parents Changyou Chen and Zhu Shen from China who came to the U.S. to pursue Ph.D.s in biomedical sciences. Perry started drawing and telling stories with his mom Zhu at age two.


  • Directed by:Perry S. Chen
  • Written by:Perry S. Chen
  • Produced by:Zhu Shen & David Arend
  • Runtime:6 mins
  • Completion Date:July 31, 2017
  • Country of Origin:United States
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:In Competition - Programme 19
  • Screening Time / Venue:
    Fri 16th - Bog Lane Theatre - 5-6pm
    / Sun 18th - Cooney's Hotel - 12:30-1:30pm
  • Links: Website

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Still Voices Film Society

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 06 January, 2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Still Voices Film Society.

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Submissions for 2020 Now Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 October, 2019

Submission call for the Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 now open!

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Culture Night 2019

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 09 September, 2019

Still Voices Culture Night 2019


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