WINTER WORM SUMMER GRASS
Set in remote mountains along the Tibetan Plateau, “Winter Worm Summer Grass” is an intimate portrait of a family who forages the meadow for medicinal caterpillar fungus. When an American filmmaker happens upon them during a summer blizzard, they offer shelter and friendship.Director's Bio:Justin is a multilingual filmmaker who has made documentaries around the world for the United Nations Foundation, VICE, PBS, and others. Raised in Virginia and Jamaica, he is passionate about telling global stories and building cultural bridges through filmmaking. Justin holds an MFA from UCLA film school and a BA from Davidson College. He is a former Fulbright Arts Grantee to China, where he lived and filmed “Winter Worm Summer Grass”. Justin is currently a professor of Cinema at Virginia Tech.