The Last Tip

directed by Patrick Chen

Documentary Short | 2016 | USA | 5 min | Cantonese with English subtitles


THE LAST TIP a loyal patron (Geoff Lee) reminisces into his past of his sweetheart (Celia Au) at their favorite restaurant one last time before its official close of business. The film was produced 24 hours during the closing of Chinatown’s 69 Bayard Restaurant Corp.


Patrick Chen is a filmmaker from Queens, New York. He produced numerous short narratives featuring Asian American stories. His work was showcased at MOCA (Museum of Chinese in American), Comcast Xfinity, and various film festivals, e.g. CAAMfest, LAAPFF and PAAFF, etc. In late-2018 he was one of a few candidates to be considered for the A3 Foundation Sundance Writers Lab.

Additional works of Patrick Chen can be found under his Chinese name, Chen Xi Hao.


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