Amma spends the day getting braids in an Afro-Caribbean hair salon. It’s full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter, but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?
After her daughter is diagnosed with Autism and her husband is deployed to overseas military service, Saki is finding life harder and harder to manage. Too ashamed to burden others and too proud to ask for help, Saki is now faced with the daunting task of giving her daughter the best life possible. Much more than a story of coping with autism, “My Daughter Yoshiko” is also about the power of trading shame for empathy.
One night, younger sister Liv decides to take her brother, Dominic, out for a night of adventure after his recent breakup. Shot almost entirely from the back of their father’s trusted pickup truck, Dominic and Liv drive continually throughout their small rural town as Dominic slowly begins to open up. They end the night watching the sunrise realizing the little moments in life can easily become the most treasured.