About the Film

A slice-of-life dark comedy about Betty, a lonely female security guard working at a deteriorating strip mall. Isolated and friendless, a glimmer of hope appears when a make-up salesman shows Betty kindness, leading to an unexpected sexual encounter. Although Betty and her paramour are well meaning in their intentions, their behavior ends up causing both of their lives to unravel.

“Wexford Plaza is a quirky and off beat comedy that manages to balance a critique of mundane suburban culture with poetic beauty. With a well rounded portrayal of gender, race and sexuality, director and writer Joyce Wong shows off her craft as an impressive storyteller with this nuanced, witty and moving film.”
– Comcast Jury at CAAMFEST

“The modern world often seems to be set at the intersection of isolation and connection, and Wexford Plaza is the strip mall at that junction. Bringing characters front and center that are normally relegated to background players is the secret to this thoughtful coming of age tale, where meaningless jobs, loneliness and suburban ennui are the common denominators. Writer/director Joyce Wong lets us see the full hearts and messy realities of these underdogs, beautifully setting up a world as inescapable and awkward as the polyester uniforms their minimum wage jobs require them to wear.”
– Drea Clark, Slamdance Programmer

Winner of the “Comcast Best Narrative Film Award at CAAMfest

Official Selection
2017 Slamdance Film Festival
34th Torino Film Festival
2017 Atlanta Film Festival
2017 New Orleans Film Festival
2017 Newport Beach Film Festival