After the closure of their mother’s nail salon at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, a queer filmmaker works with their mother to recover and articulate the legacy of the salon for their refugee family.
Director: Quyên Nguyen-Le
Producer: Kristy Choi
Executive Producer: Christopher Hastings
Director of Photography: Corey Cao Nguyễn
Editor: Nancy Nguyễn, Quyên Nguyen-Le
Production Designer: Janet Lê, Chell Nguyễn-Lê
Composer: Xen Nhà
Sound Designer: Xen Nhà
The Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc) together with WORLD Channel and Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) have co-produced Asian American Stories of Resilience and Beyond for release in 2022, a series of 7 documentary shorts that move beyond the pandemic and reflect the complexities of AAPI experiences in this critical moment.