Herselves

2020 / in post-production / doc-fiction hybrid short / biography / asian identity / diaspora / 8 min
Director:
Kristy Choi
Cinematographer:
Kayla Tong

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.

To premiere at the 36th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival