Orphan Dyke

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  • Orphan Dyke

  • Artist: Sheila James
  • Year: 2002
  • Duration: 15:57
  • Country: Canada
  • Written and directed by Sheila James and based on the reflections of Da Choong, charts the journey of a Chinese lesbian grieving the death of her mother. Moving through the interior and exterior winter landscape, she must come to terms not only with the loss of her mother but the physical and emotional distance she has maintained from her family, the silence of her lesbian life and her essential aloneness. The first video by Manja Productions, (Da Choong and Sheila James) Orphan Dyke turns the lens on this rarely explored territory.

  • Accession #: 2700
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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