Films

Narratives, Shorts

FRESH AIR

Film

FRESH AIR

Directed by Katherine Tolentino
Ann has spent her life devoted to her husband Charles. A loyal and religious woman, she takes pride…
Documentaries, Local, Mental Health, Shorts

GAPS

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GAPS

Directed by Peter Trinh
We don't talk about mental health in the Asian community. This is particularly true of Alzheimer’s disease which…
Free, Local, Narratives, Shorts

HERE WE STAY

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HERE WE STAY

Directed by Joon Kim
A man desperate to sell his deceased mother's house finds that his childhood home has other plans for…
Chinese, Free, Narratives, Shorts

HYPHEN

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HYPHEN

Directed by King Lu
Jeremy Li, a 23-year-old Chinese American, visits his grandparents in China for the first time on his own.…
Free, Mongolian

IN THE LAND OF LOST ANGELS (FREE)

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IN THE LAND OF LOST ANGELS (FREE)

Directed by Bishrel Mashbat
With time running out and desperate for cash, two Mongolian immigrants turn to crime as their only solution.…
Free, Narratives, Shorts

INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY

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INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY

Directed by Mathew Nelson
A man volunteers for an experiment to test artificial intelligence in driverless cars.
Narratives, Shorts

INVINCIBLE BOY

Film

INVINCIBLE BOY

Directed by Julian Park
A wildly imaginative and kind-hearted boy’s mission to become a superhero is challenged when his optimistic view of…
Chinese, Narratives, Shorts

IRON HANDS

Film

IRON HANDS

Directed by Johnson Cheng
As a 12-year-old girl prepares for her final tryout for the traditionally all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team,…
Documentaries, Japanese, Shorts

JEFF IMADA: BREAKING BARRIERS BY DESIGN

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JEFF IMADA: BREAKING BARRIERS BY DESIGN

Directed by Cory Shiozaki
Jeff Imada was a pre-med student at UCLA before an opportunity to work as an extra on a…
Chinese, Documentaries, Free, Shorts

KEEPSAKE

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KEEPSAKE

Directed by Megan Lau
Full of food and hopes, this documentary follows three Asian Europeans from different generations who recount their ongoing…
Indian, Narratives, Shorts

KHOL (OPEN)

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KHOL (OPEN)

Directed by Faroukh Virani
When his father passes away, Vijay is forced to return home after a ten year long estrangement and…
Documentaries, LGBTQ, Tongan

LEITIS IN WAITING

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LEITIS IN WAITING

Directed by Dean Hamer, Joe WIlson, Kumu Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu
Meet Joey Mataele and the Tonga leitis, an intrepid group of native transgender women fighting a rising tide...
Chinese, Documentaries, Japanese, Local, Narratives, Shorts

LIMITLESS (SHORTS)

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LIMITLESS (SHORTS)

Limitless showcases people who have pushed themselves past their limits in power lifting, kyudo, bodybuilding, and sumo. Limitless...
Free, Korean, Narratives, Shorts

LIQUOR STORE BABIES

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LIQUOR STORE BABIES

Directed by So Yun Um
An intimate look at the lives of two friends and their liquor store owning fathers as they discover…
Free, Narratives, Shorts

LOST AND FOUND

Film

LOST AND FOUND

Directed by Zilong Wang
Louis, a bellhop at a quiet hotel, loves to see what guests leave behind in the lost and…
Documentaries, Vietnamese

MADE IN VIETNAM

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MADE IN VIETNAM

Directed by Thi Vo
Thi Vo and his mother came to Canada as refugees when they escaped Vietnam in 1981, and he…
Filipino, LGBTQ, Narratives, Shorts

MAYBE

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MAYBE

Directed by Kat Cole
After an unexpected encounter in Waikiki, a young girl explores her sexuality in secret, causing new rifts with…
Documentaries, Shorts, Vietnamese

MẸ

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MẸ

Directed by Derek Kwan
Mẹ, mother in the northern Vietnamese dialect, follows two generations of moms as they create new dishes for…
Chinese, Free, Narratives, Shorts

MILK

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MILK

Directed by Winnifred Jong
Vicki buys milk and finds telling her grandmother is the hardest part.
Free, Local, Narratives, Shorts

MINDFORK (FREE SHORTS)

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MINDFORK (FREE SHORTS)

My mind is playing tricks on me… Free programs are first come, first seated. Seating is limited. Co-presented...
Documentaries, Local, Shorts

MIXED

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MIXED

Directed by Donovan Thach, Jelani Tolbert, Joseph Mills, Khymaree Hughes-Ponelateat, Romeo Hernandez, Tommy Vong
Five teenage friends in Seattle share their stories and perspectives of growing up multi-racial.
Documentaries, Japanese, Shorts

MOVING WALLS

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MOVING WALLS

Directed by Sharon Yamato
What happened to the scores of barracks used to imprison 120,000 Japanese Americans during WWII? At one internment…
Documentaries, Vietnamese

NAILED IT

Film

NAILED IT

Directed by Adele Pham
Why do Vietnamese dominate the $8 billion dollar nail salon industry? For mixed-race Vietnamese filmmaker Adele Pham, it…
Documentaries, Shorts

NATHAN JUNG V. BRUCE LEE

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NATHAN JUNG V. BRUCE LEE

Directed by Timothy Tau
Veteran actor Nathan Jung describes the crazy and hilarious true story of meeting Bruce Lee on the set…