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When Home is Elsewhere

Once an orphan, a divorcee, and a traumatized refugee in his 70's, my father has not yet found home.
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Genre
Culture, Society, Personal Doc, Contemporary Issues, and Social Issues
Synopsis

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When Home Is Elsewhere (2021) is an offshoot inspired by my previous personal feature documentary, Reunification (2015). While Reunification reflects on the circumstances surrounding my family’s immigration from Hong Kong to Los Angeles in the 1980s and my parents’ divorce, When Home Is Elsewhere explores the idea of home, and the anxiety of not having "found home." This more abstract need is explored through my father’s life experiences - a pre-teen orphan, a refugee from Vietnam who escaped to Hong Kong, an immigrant who moved his family to the United States, a divorcee, a father.

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Production Details

Prod. Co.
HawkFinn Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
2021
Locations
US, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires, Caribbean Islands

Distribution Details

Release year
2022
Awards
New York Foundation for the Arts Fiscal Sponsor, Queens Council for the Arts Grant

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