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2017 Seattle Asian American Film Festival


Directed by Keo Woolford

Shorts / United States / 2016 / Drama / 15 mins


An emotionally lost artist, trapped in the corporate world, receives encouragement to pick up his brush again from of all people – his deceased mother.

Director's Bio

Keo Woolford recently made his feature film directorial debut with THE HAUMANA which screened theatrically to sold out audiences around the world and won several film festival awards including the Audience Award and Best First Feature at the 2013 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

His short film LUNCHTIME also had a successful film festival run around the globe, garnering several awards including the Phred Love Hawaii Filmmakers Award from HRFF and Special Jury Prize from SQFF.

He also directed the critically acclaimed hit stage play THREE YEAR SWIM CLUB at The East-West Players theatre in Los Angeles.

Preceded By


    Dinesh Sabu / Features / United States / 2016 / Documentary / 56 mins
    When he was six years old, Dinesh Sabu's parents died. Raised by his siblings, he had little idea who his parents were or where he came from. Now as an adult with a burning curiosity, Dinesh sets out on a journey across the United States and India to piece together their story. Uncovering a silenced family history of mental illness, Dinesh confronts the legacy of having a schizophrenic mother who died by suicide, the reality of growing up an orphaned immigrant, and the trauma of these events. Can he reconcile these truths all while living in the specter of mental illness?

    Precedes: SONG ON CANVAS