"Aysha" is an emotionally captivating documentary that follows the transformative journey of Rian Difuntorum/ Aysha Buffet, a self-taught drag artist and queer trans woman of Filipino descent. Determined to challenge societal perceptions and heal fractured family bonds, Aysha embarks on a courageous quest for personal and emotional transformation through gender-affirming surgery. Through intimate video journals, poignant interviews, and expert insights, the film explores Aysha's resilience, the prevailing anti-trans sentiment, and the importance of representation. With relatability and charisma, Aysha bridges the gap between the transgender community and those unfamiliar with their struggles, offering a thought-provoking and inspiring exploration of personal growth and societal change.
A Garden of Voices Production
Director: Joseph Gardner
Producers: Joseph Gardner, Lauren Burgueno, Patrick McKee
DOP: Sean Kirkwood