Four couples attempt an upward trending domestic model wherein the female serves as the financial breadwinner | July 15, 2015
Politics: There is something astonishingly apolitical about director Izzy Chan’s first documentary. The Big Flip starts with a statistically observed social phenomena: Currently, over 40% of American wives out-earn their husbands and the existing income gap is expected to be wholly flipped by 2028. From there, we know this is a movie about a changing social model, a trending of the current financial family structure away from the established status quo.
Austin Film Festival 2016: THE BIG FLIP | October 17, 2016
Izzy Chan, inspired by her own experience as primary breadwinner for her family, wanted to hear more from other families in similar circumstances. The result is her documentary, The Big Flip, which premiered Friday night at Austin Film Festival. The filmmaker and her crew checked in with four families over a period of 18 months.
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL 2016: “THE BIG FLIP” REVIEW | October 18, 2016
Gender roles have been a hot topic for decades and deciding on what roles men and women should have in a family are still being questioned. “The Big Flip” is a documentary directed by Izzy Chan that follows four American families navigating the trials and triumphs of being at-home fathers while mothers are the main breadwinners. What is the social impact this new dynamic will have?
Former Chairman of Bare Escentuals
On why she signed on as Associate Producer for The Big Flip
"The Big Flip is happening right now and it's been our family's way of life for over 20 years. I'm so thrilled that these stories are finally being told. I think this film will inspire couples who are beginning this path and help others understand how complicated it can be."
President & CEO of the New America Foundation
1st Woman in the U.S. State Department to hold the Director of Policy Planning Post under Secretary Hillary Clinton
On why she supported The Big Flip's crowdfunding campaign
"I just backed The Big Flip. Without change in attitudes and culture, we're never going to get there. Help out if you can!"