The Body of My Name
Five Chinese Canadians return to their elementary school to reclaim their names through dance.
Rosie Choo Pidcock
Rosie is a biracial Chinese Canadian writer, director and actor from Vancouver, BC focused on stories of grief and hyphenated identities with a queer feminist lens. Her films have screened at CAAMFest and St. John’s International Women in Film Festival, and received distribution on Air Canada. She is in development on a series adaptation of her award-winning short film Esther & Sai with the support of TIFF, Reelworld and the Canada Media Fund.
In "You Ask Too Much," a near-deaf 94-year-old Sikh woman seeking comfort in her final days is unexpectedly moved from her son's home to her daughter's, causing her to confront the distance her care creates within the family. Only after she falls one night does the family come back together.
Erin, a white woman, and Farah a young woman of colour, cross paths in a laundromat. Erin realizes Farah had a questionable encounter in the bathroom of the laundromat earlier that night. She shares her wisdom with the young woman, only to later realize she is also linked to the bathroom events.