The Human Factor: Ann Shin’s A.rtificial I.mmortality.
Jason Gorber - One powerful storyline involves Shin’s aging father, whose memory fades as he suffers from dementia. The loss of aspects of his personality built over a lifetime touches Shin deeply and has the potential to affect viewers similarly. Yet despite these intensely personal elements, Shin does not see this as strictly a personal story. “I see myself as a conduit to explore that issue in the film,” she argues, “rather than seeing the film as my little diary entry.”