A perfectly nostalgic portrait of growing up by New York City-based filmmaker Sean Wang (previously featured here). Told through the pages of his middle school yearbook, “H.A.G.S.” features the voices of Wang’s childhood friends — Danial Awan, Way Chen, Fahad Manzur, Sohrab Nawim, Karina Paonessa, and Terilyn Tran. Go Hornets.


Director / Producer: Sean Wang
Animator / Illustrator: Deepti Menon
Composer: Giosuè Greco
Sound Design & Mix: Jackie! Zhou
8mm Photography: Iris Lee
Editor: Sean Wang
Senior Commissioning Producer: Christine Kecher
Supervising Editor: Andrew Blackwell
Associate Producer: Yvonne Ashley Kouadjo
Executive Producer: Adam Ellick
Co-Executive Producer: Lindsay Crouse


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