The Sound of Coins Hitting Brass

Directed by A. Stephen Lee

A young boy comes to understand that his enigmatic father is a gambling drifter who loiters in laundromats listening to coin change machines that sound like casino slots.

Supported by a 2015 Davey Foundation Grant

About A. Stephen Lee
Andrew Stephen Lee is a Filipino-American Director and Writer based in New York City. For three years Stephen worked closely with Magnum photographer Jim Goldberg before becoming an MFA Candidate at Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program. Stephen's last narrative film, Manila is Full of Men Named Boy, premiered in competition at the 75th Venice Film Festival and continued to the Busan International Film Festival, Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, and SXSW. The film was honored with Best U.S. Short at the 25th Palm Springs International Shortfest, among other awards. Stephen is currently writing his first feature, In The Shade Hardly Any Sun. Additionally, Stephen works as an Editor. Recently, he cut the feature Eyimofe (This is My Desire) which premiered at the 71st Berlinale. He also edited Entre tú y Milagros which premiered in competition at the 77th Venice Film Festival, winning the Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film.