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A Thousand Words Unspoken 

c.2019, 2’11’’ in animation

Coloured pencil, graphite and acrylic paint on paper.

Live action, with animation by
Jenn Tran and 
Derrick Duan.

A Thousand Words Unspoken is a personal story about brotherly love and betrayal. It unpacks the reunion of two brothers Derek & Jeremiah, who are seven years in age apart, took radically different paths in coming to terms with their sexual identities as gay men. The animated sequences are used as a flashback device to tie together the past and the present.

Read the feature on New York Times here.

Online release in 2020.