A baby girl is relinquished by her birth parents in China. She is adopted by an unmarried woman in the United States. What then? The Red String takes an intimate look at how four mother-daughter pairs weave together and create culture, heritage and tradition in their families.
16mm color film
Pretzel is a film about reinvention, focusing on a woman who has lived "at least eight lives". She continually contorts herself--both figuratively and literally--to recreate her life and to become her "true self".
Film Arts Festival, 2003
16mm black and white film
Fertile Imagination is a personal essay film that explores the filmmaker's worries, fears, and hopes about bearing children, while her sister is pregnant with her third child.