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2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

WHO YOU CALLING SHORTS? (FREE)

Short Film

WHO YOU CALLING SHORTS? (FREE)

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

Description

A collection of dramatic short films.

Co-Presented By: Seattle Shorts Film Festival and REBATEnsemble.

Seating is limited, and will be on a first come, first served basis.

In This Program


  1. CREASED

    Jade Justad / Short Film, Narrative, By Northwest Filmmakers / USA / Drama, Pacific Northwest / 17 mins
    Kayla, an Asian American high school girl wants to get double-eyelid surgery. A short film about race and mainstream beauty standards. Director Jade Justad scheduled to attend.

  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.

  3. 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.

  4. PAPER WRAP FIRE

    Raymond Yeung / Short Film, Narrative, Browse All Films / USA / 2014 / Drama / 13 mins
    A Chinese teenager is left waiting in a community center while his single mother goes to work. His curious mind leads him to a discovery he will not soon forget.

  5. IN SEARCH OF AMERICA, INSHALLAH

    Danish Renzu / Short Film, Narrative, Browse All Films / USA / 2014 / Drama / 25 mins
    A dependent Pakistani housewife comes to America to find her husband, but instead is forced to find her emancipation. Director Danish Renzu scheduled to attend.

  6. KIN

    Deborah Kim and Jacobi Hollingshed / Short Film, Narrative, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Drama / 20 mins
    Soon after he turns 16, Jake's African American mother sends him to Korea in hopes that he will learn more about his "other" culture and finally meet his Korean father. Five years later, Jake still remains confused about his identity, relationship with his father, and struggles with feeling isolated in the homogenous society of Korea. Director Deborah Kim and director/actor Jacobi Hollingshed scheduled to attend.

Dates & Times

WHO YOU CALLING SHORTS? (FREE)

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