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  • Director

    Yasmine Gomez

  • Country, Year, Length

    United States, 2023, 11:59

  • Category

    Narrative Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year


Film Screening & Ticket Information

When & Where to See this Film!

FAMILY BUSINESS: 7 films about blood and traditions.

April 23, 2024 @ 7:00PM • Kaufman Astoria Studios – Zukor Theatre


A Filipino-American woman grapples with going behind her strict Catholic sister’s back to buy condoms for her 14-year-old niece.


Yasmine Gomez, Director
Yasmine Gomez, Writer
Yasmine Gomez, Producer
Marisa Marquez, Producer
Catherine Ricafort McCreary, Key Cast
Sara Rahman, Key Cast
Kim Berrios Lin, Key Cast
Barbie Leung, Director of Photography

Director Statement

I wanted to make a comedic drama exploring the taboos of sex and Catholicism, and the difficult choices women make to support each other under oppressive circumstances. I also wanted to look at the black sheep in Filipino familial relationships and the secrets that bubble underneath the surface.

Director Biography

Yasmine Gomez is a Filipino American writer and director of multiple award-winning short films, including TERRA COTTA, ASIAN AMERICAN JESUS, CONSUMED, and LEA SALONGA: WHO I AM INSIDE. In feature films, she helped produce SPLIT AT THE ROOT, A PICTURE OF YOU, and ADVANTAGEOUS. Recently, she produced for Vox, THE ELLEN SHOW, and Beyonce’s BLACK IS KING. Yasmine recently debuted her latest play FIRST FILIPINO for Bindlestiff Studio’s Stories High.