Movie of the Week: The Fear is Good

The Fear is Good by Alice Yeung

“I always tell my daughter: Be stronger. Be bold. Be open.”

The Fear is Good by Alice Yeung (Mentor: Stephanie Jenkins) is a beautiful profile piece on a young immigrant mother and entrepreneur, and her struggle for independence from a challenging marriage.

“I made this film at first as a message of hope and inspiration to those in the same situation as my mother was, a single immigrant mother running a new business, and second as a plead for those in more advantaged situations to see the world from a different angleeven if only for 5 minutes and 45 seconds. Hope you enjoy!” said Alice from the 2016 Fall Documentary Lab.

Loved the film? Follow Alice’s Facebook page where it has been viewed over 3,500 times!

Reel Works Movie of the Week showcases the exemplary films made by our young filmmakers. If you’d like to nominate a Reel Works Lab or Master Lab film for Movie of the Week, please contact us at

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