To Sit With Her
Directed by Nicole Miyahara
Contrasting his complex relationship with his mother, Taiwanese-American transman, Leon Wu goes on a pilgrimage to rural Taiwan to visit his grandmother, who offers unspoken acceptance of his gender identity.
Shorts / 96 minsIn a whirlwind of doubt, rejection, trust and love, these shorts express the struggle and joy that come out of reconnecting with family. With a few autobiographical stories like GIAP’S LAST DAY and narratives like MAMA TANG, histories emerge between generations of disconnect and silence.