A Filipino-American daughter digitally records and visually captures the experience of being physically distanced from her sick father, who has been isolated in his nursing facility during the height of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
As a young refugee, Chanthon Bun joined a gang; he was convicted of second-degree robbery at 19 and lost legal protection to live in the U.S. After two decades in prison, Bun was released but not into the custody of ICE by a strange twist of luck. But he knows he must tread carefully as he attempts to legally reintegrate - if ICE were to locate him, he would be detained and slated for deportation.
Two Filipinx cousins grapple with what remains of their dreams, after the loss of one father during the pandemic. Combining interviews, archival and verité, the film explores the tension between losing a parent in a highly Catholic Filipino community, the foreverness of childhood, and the possibilities of growing deeper in faith through grief while in the most conservative county in North Florida.
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