An animated documentary exploring my mother’s abusive relationship with my father and its impact on me. Our shared desires for intimacy, safety, and normalcy have been constantly at odds with the realities that surround us. As adults, my mother and I learn to understand and support each other.
Originally from China, Danski Tang is an animator and artist now based in Los Angeles. Specializing in 2D hand-drawn animation, interdisciplinary art, and alternative documentary, Danski uses animation as a means to investigate themes of gender, sexuality, cultural indoctrination, and body politics. Her work has been shown in numerous international film festivals. Her latest film Umbilical won many awards.
California Institute of the Arts