Documentary Shorts Featuring SRIRACHA
A collection of shorts including 6 Weddings and a Dress, Beware the Boogey Man, Ken Miura: Unheard Of, Distance Between, Bibingka, Mochi: It’s Not Just Rice Cakes, and Sriracha. Sriracha won Best Short Film at the NYC Food Film Fest.
Post Screening Panelists:
Christopher Woon, Director, Beware the Boogey Man
Kay Cuajunco, Director, Bibingka
George Takaki, Director, Mochi: It’s Not Just Rice Cakes
In This Program
George Takaki / Short Film / USA / 7 minsMochitsuki, the traditional mochi-making ceremony brings the community and genertions together. Witness the bonding at the Gardena Pioneer Projects with volunteers, friends and families.
Griffin Hammond / Short Film / USA / 2013 / Documentary / 33 minsSriracha has earned a cult following, but the story of this spicy sauce is a mystery to most fans. Dedicated to Sriracha lovers, this fast-paced documentary travels around the globe to reveal its origin and the man behind the iconic "rooster sauce."
Steven Nagano / Short Film / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 8 minsChiyomi Ogawa first wore the wedding dress in the shadow of Manzanar, a Japanese American concentration camp. The dress was then worn by five other women. This is their story.
Christopher Woon / Short Film / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 8 minsBoogeyman is not only a B-Boy, but a fast rising star in professional mixed martial arts. The abstract styles of Boogeyman and his crew The Freak Show are polarizing in the world of breakdance, but have helped make them stars in martial arts.
Raymond C. Lai / Short Film / USA / Documentary / 5 minsKen Miura was many things to many people. A beloved professor. A devoted father. A loyal friend. But to Raymond C. Lai, he was a legend. He was the man who inspired George Lucas and helped change the ears of cinema sound for a generation. This film chronicles Raymond's journey to separate the fact from the fiction and answer the simple question: Who is Ken Miura?
R.J. Lozada / Short Film / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 9 minsDistance Between is a personal and probing visual letter to an unborn child. Distance Between is a personal exploration of language, fatherhood, and family bonds uniquely seen through the eyes of a sperm donor within the Filipino diaspora in the United States.
Kay Cuajunco / Short Film / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 10 minsBibingka explores how recipes tell stories of migration and cultural survival through the lens of Filipino foods. Behind every recipe there are countless memories that allow us to reclaim our connection to the land, family, and home, which awakens our senses to keep the legacy of our traditional foods alive.