Phoenix Ra (they/them) is an NYC-based, Korean diasporic filmmaker and actor. As a Film Fellow at Hook Arts Media, they were the writer, director, and actor in their debut short film “U AND U”. They write about themes of home, family, gender, and queer relationships. Phoenix has performed at The DR2 Theatre, the Tank Theatre, The Stay True Theatre Company, and the Parsnip Ship. They have interned at FilmNation, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and the Smithsonian Channel. Phoenix is a part of The Queer 26 (Q26) Filmmaking Club under its screenwriting cohort and a production fellow at Third World Newsreel.