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What marks do we carry from our forebears? How does family shape the way we make sense of the world? Artists in this program boldly use their cameras to arrest the flow of time and analyze the idiosyncrasies embedded in the mundane to better understand their wellsprings. Privileging the local and the personal, these documentaries reveal the invisible, indestructible ties that bind us to those that came before.


One overseas phone call, but one phrase was lost to the receiver of the call.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    3 minutes
  • Country
    United States, China
  • Director
    Xiaolu Wang