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Short Film "Rearview Mirror" Will Tell You the "American Way to Life"


Short Film "Rearview Mirror" Will Tell You the "American Way to Life"

Ruowei Wang Wins Award in IndieFEST Film Awards

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruowei Wang, a Chinese independent filmmaker based in Los Angeles, has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from the IndieFEST Film Awards. Rearview Mirror features exceptional the story is about a middle eastern rideshare driver learns about the "American Way" from his passengers.

In this film, the creator's sole purpose was not to simply focus on the daily work interactions of an RIDE-SHARING driver. They also wanted to touch upon the social issues of our day such as the relationship and interactions between people in various sectors of society. Furthermore, social issues are addressed including immigration, abortion and gun control. While the film refrains from explicitly supporting a particular point of view, these social issues serve as the theme and cohesive structure of the entire film. The creators want to stir debate and conversation on these topics in an effort to find a solution through discussion and education rather than violence and divisiveness. The end goal is to provide a safe and stable atmosphere for everyone living in United States as envisioned by the signers of the Declaration of Independence and provide us all with the right to pursue happiness.

The IndieFEST Film Awards recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Ruowei Wang joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy NatureA Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes. Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, "The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve."

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