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2014 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

LGBTQ IN FOCUS

LGBTQ IN FOCUS (SHORTS PROGRAM)

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
February 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Description

A collection of short films featuring LGBTQ topics.

In This Program


  1. COMING FULL CIRCLE: THE JOURNEY OF A TRANSGENDERED KOREAN ADOPTEE

    Larry Tung / United States / 2016 / Documentary / 24 mins
    What is it like to go "back" to a country you never knew? Pauline Park was born into a poor family in post-war Korea. Adopted by white American parents, she left Korea as a 7-month old baby boy and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 54 years later, she embarked on a journey of discovering and connecting to her past, where her birth name literally means "the second son." This film follows Pauline as she visited Korea for the first time after she left.

  2. GAYSIANS

    Vicky Du / United States / 2016 / Documentary / 12 mins
    Five queer and trans Asian Americans from New York City explore their relationships with their family and culture in this illuminating patchwork documentary.

  3. GIRLS LIKE GIRLS – HAYLEY KIYOKO

    Hayley Kiyoko, Austin Winchell / United States / 2015 / Music Video / 5 mins
    Music video for Girls Like Girls performed by Hayley Kiyoko.

  4. NƯỚC

    Quyen Nguyen-Le / United States / 2016 / Drama / 5 mins
    Set in the California Drought, Nước (Water/Homeland) is an experimental narrative short film about a queer Vietnamese American teen who attempts to piece together and understand their mom's experience as a Vietnam War refugee. The journey pulls us into a fantastical series of iconic historical photographs, ultimately highlighting the complexity of understanding another's experiences completely and instead opening up possibilities for building relationships based on being presence and co-existence.

  5. SEPARAR

    Mainak Dhar / United States / 2016 / Drama / 11 mins
    Madelyn comes home to a dead relationship and a rare clean house. Isabel is excited to see her after cleaning the apartment all day. Madelyn takes a big glass of wine a decides to break-up. Initially taken aback, Isabel takes it well. They start drinking and things go south.

  6. TWO-SIDED RIDE

    Jason Karman / Canada / 2016 / Comedy / 9 mins
    Alex, a gay hopeless romantic, drives for a ride-booking company in hopes of a love connection in the big city. His trials and tribulations lead him to lose his way until fate takes over.

Dates & Times

LGBTQ IN FOCUS (SHORTS PROGRAM)

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
February 25, 2017 2:00 pm