2020 / Doc-Fiction Hybrid Short / Asian Identity, Diaspora

Directed by Kristy Choi

Cinematography by Kayla Tong

Produced by Frances Rubio & Keiko Elizabeth

The New Yorker: The New Yorker Documentary Video Series

This hybrid documentary explores the relationship between a Korean-American filmmaker and her immigrant mother. As the filmmaker imagines her mother’s life before motherhood and engages in vulnerable conversations with her mother today, difficult questions of freedom, authorship, and filial responsibility emerge.