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‘He Called My Mom ‘Chopsticks’’: Oscar Nominee Opens Up About Domestic Abuse From White Stepdad

Bing Liu’s brilliantly-crafted film, “Minding the Gap” yielded the Oscar for “Best Documentary Feature” to “Free Solo,” a documentary by husband-and-wife filmmaking team Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.

Filmed by the Asian American director between 2012 and 2017, “Minding the Gap” is about the lives of three skateboard-loving friends — Kiere Johnson, Zack Mulligan, and filmmaker Bing Liu himself — growing up into adulthood in the midst of d‌om‌esti‌c v‌iol‌en‌ce in Rockford, Illinois.