DANCING IN A FORBIDDEN WORLD is a 20-minute historical fiction short film that aims to shed light on the Asian-American women that worked at the famous Forbidden City nightclub in San Francisco in the 1940s. 
The story is set in the 1940s about a young Chinese American girl that reluctantly joins an infamous Asian nightclub to make money and ends up falling in love with the world of performance and dance. It is heavily inspired by the real-life Forbidden City club that was open in San Francisco from the 1930s to the 1970s, which featured Asian performers