Starting on the filmmaker’s 17th birthday and ending on her 18th, Family Dinner is a reflection on her last year of childhood. The ritual of eating dinner together makes way for humor, vulnerability and conflict that encapsulates the tension between one's inner world and our roles within the family. Family Dinner is a poignant self-portrait of a precocious teenager navigating her relationship with her parents and herself as a burgeoning artist, while anticipating a life that is about to begin beyond her nuclear family.
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