Short Documentary | 14 min.
Three individual artisans from Asian descent find how being highly focused on their crafts lures them into a sense of silence, which in turn invites each of them to go down a contemplative journey along their family history line. After a seemingly random phone call, martial arts teacher Kierty Verbooy connects with his long-lost Indian father, setting him on a path that helps him make sense of his life’s choices and innate need for balance. Dutch–Vietnamese Hoang is destined to take over the family business in Vietnamese pastry. But in the focus of her work she longs for quietness and tries to deal with the vast ambitions of her mother. Animation director Yiuloon finds connection with his deceased father through animations about Chinese lion dancers. Reflecting on his two children, he is committed to create a more outspoken relationship than the one he grew up in.