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To Write from Memory

默 (To Write from Memory)

Directed by Emory Chao Johnson

Recorded conversations between mother and child play throughout filmmaker Emory Chao Johnson’s latest: a smart and, at times, harrowing exploration of home and the intersecting psychological, material, and cultural forces at play for a young Taiwanese American in the midst of gender transition.

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SHORTS: Close Contact

A phone message, a medical translator, a vocal archive – these shorts explore uncanny communicative touchpoints during quarantine’s many dislocations.

Dates & Times


Edwards Mira Mesa

Sat, Nov 4
2:55 pm