Filial Piety. An honourable duty or a heavy burden?
Taiwanese-Canadian artist Johnny Wu dives into his own relationship with this Confucian philosophy, often considered the core principle of East Asian family dynamics.
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Relearning Filial Piety - the journey from keeping my head down to speaking up was written, recorded, and edited on the ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples.
Commissioned by Gateway Theatre. Edited by Peter Carlone.
Mandarin with English subtitles.