SUNNY, a young Asian American woman with anger management issues, returns home to the San Gabriel Valley seeking respite from her recent career failures -- but a simple grocery shopping trip with her mother may prove more than she can handle.
This exploratory work is an attempt to define the notion of universal awe through a guided journey wrapped in a collection of testimonies and experiences. This collection of moments acts as the collection of our collective memories.
In the early 2000s, following her return from a long stay abroad, Amélie invites her friends, Maude and Pascale to a cottage. In a disturbing and isolated forest, Amélie tries to reconnect with her friend Maude, while the rivalry between her and Pascale takes a dark turn.
Mahalia, a timid 9-year-old black girl, feels different from the other girls in her ballet class. Hoping to boost her confidence, her mother brings her to the hair salon to get her hair straightened for the very first time.