Art, animation, archival footage, and digital video are interwoven in this transnational meditation through time and space of an international art student carrying a heavy burden.
About the filmmaker: Emory Chao Johnson is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles, CA. They were a production fellow on Netflix Original Documentary DISCLOSURE (dir. Sam Feder) and their narrative short BIND has screened at film festivals including Frameline, NewFest, and Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Emory is currently working towards completing their MFA at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
It’s been a decade since Naomi and Kris have seen or heard from each other. A quick dinner date suddenly becomes an emotional evening where they exploring their complex history and how both of them have grown.