A personal story about brotherly love and betrayal, the film unpacks the reunion of two brothers, Derek and Jeremiah, who are seven years in age apart, and took radically different paths in coming to terms with their sexual identities as gay men.
中国 China 2019
赵思莹 Sylvan Zhao
A story about a lesbian couple finding themselves a sperm donor.
Xia Qing, a teenage boy with hearing impairment, has a deep love for dancing and paints his pinky nail red. Yet his pursuits are misunderstood by his single, deaf mother. A once-in-a-lifetime dance company audition pushes him to seek his mother’s approval and confront the identity crisis with the silent language on his fingertips.
我爱你，对不起，谢谢你，请原谅我 I LOVE YOU, SORRY, THANK YOU, PLEASE FORGIVE ME
Since the filmmaker’s parents divorced, he had been living with his mother but seldom talk. Through documenting our daily life, I attempt to find out how the bonding be- tween me and my family shapes my iden- tity, and also to break down the wall that stands between me and my mother for the past 20 years.
Jay, a 13-year-old Taiwanese boy, is fascinated by his toned and athletic older brother. In order to get close to him, Jay feigns an interest in basketball so that his brother will practice with him. Steadily, Jay’s fascination develops into an attraction—one with which Jay is forced to reconcile after his brother brings home a girlfriend.
A dysfunctional father and son, one still coping from a loss, the other with a highly stigmatized illness, are compelled to talk to one another to make ends meet and heal the wounds of their relationship.