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2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

By Northwest Filmmakers


  1. MODEL MINORITY STEREOTYPE

    Minhkennedy Pham and Joseph Mills / Short Film, Documentary, By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Documentary / 23 mins
    By examining the roots, effects, and implications of the model minority stereotype, this film uncovers harmful truths behind this prevalent myth in American society.
    Plays In:
    EAST BY NORTHWEST (FREE)

    Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
    February 20, 2016 2:30 pm


  2. PLAYDATE

    Ian Macdonald / Short Film, Narrative, By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / Canada / 2015 / Drama / 12 mins
    Regretful of their estrangement since high school, Fran initiates a meetup with Bart at their childhood playground. Dressed in their prom outfits, Fran rails against life's changes, as Bart struggles to understand the game she is playing.
    Plays In:
    WHO YOU CALLING SHORTS? (FREE)

    Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
    February 21, 2016 11:30 am


  3. SENDAI ERA – DOWNFALL 

    Sam Lingle / Short Film, Narrative, By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Music Video / 3 mins
    The debut music video from Seattle hip hop group SENDAI ERA. Artist Mike Thielk scheduled to attend.

    Precedes: DON’T THINK I’VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA’S LOST ROCK AND ROLL

    Precedes:
    DON’T THINK I’VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA’S LOST ROCK AND ROLL

    Northwest Film Forum Screen 1
    February 20, 2016 8:30 pm


  4. TOUCH

    Brian Hutson / Short Film, Narrative, By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / USA / 2013 / Drama / 8 mins
    What happens when we are forced to choose between a career that defines us, or the people who mean the most to us? A detective, plagued by financial hardship, is following a check fraud case where he must face a crippling discovery. Director Brian Hutson scheduled to attend.
    Plays In:
    WHO YOU CALLING SHORTS? (FREE)

    Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
    February 21, 2016 11:30 am


  5. TRANS*PARENT

    Bish Paul / By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Documentary / 15 mins
    Sasha is a queer, gender non-conforming, South Asian child of immigrants. Can Sasha create their own community where they feel accepted and chosen? Is transparency always the best policy when trying to reconcile your needs with those of your parents and their traditions? Director Bish Paul scheduled to attend.

    Precedes: IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY

    Precedes:
    IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY

    Northwest Film Forum Screen 1
    February 20, 2016 5:30 pm