In the Family, the directorial debut of Patrick Wang, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 25, 2013. Starring Patrick Wang, along with Sebastian Banes andTrevor St. John, the independent film was reportedly rejected by 30 festivals before its premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival and becoming the critics pick for many leading publications including the The New York Times andTime Out Chicago.
In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a precocious six-year-old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just as they begin to, Cody’s will reveals that he named his sister as Chip’s guardian. The years of Joey’s acceptance into the family unravel as Chip is taken away from him. In his now solitary home life, Joey searches for a solution. The law is not on his side, but friends are. Armed with their comfort and inspired by memories of Cody, Joey finds a path to peace with the family and closer to his son.