San Diego Filipino Cinema presents
Perspective Film Series: New Americans POV
May 29, 2021
In This Family by Drama Del Rosario
Take an intimate look at how one Filipino family reacts to having a gay son. Revisiting unreleased audio recordings of fights from inside his own home, documentary filmmaker Drama Del Rosario shares his story of being outed by his teacher and dealing with his family’s reaction. Beyond coming out, the film explores how parents learn to embrace their children unconditionally.
In This Family was shortlisted for the BAFTA Student Film Awards 2018 and won the Loni Ding Award in Social Issue Documentary at CAAMFest 2019 and the Juried Prize at the PBS Short Film Film Festival 2020.