Works in Progress: The Silk and the Flame

Filmmaker Jordan Schiele introduces his documentary The Silk and the Flame

Award-winning filmmaker Jordan Schiele introduces his feature documentary The Silk and the Flame which will be presented as part of SIFF 2017's Works in Progress Forums.

Capturing life of a family with a disabled father and deaf mother in a Chinese village during the lunar New Year. Yao, a successful businessman in Beijing, left home young. Now middle-aged, he returns to face demons from the past and fulfill his parent's dying wish to settle down and compete the family.

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