Genre

Arthouse

A MILLION YEARS

Film

A MILLION YEARS

Directed by Danech San
A young woman recounts stories of her past experiences, finding enchantment in the flows of the river and…

CHILDREN OF THE SOIL

Film

CHILDREN OF THE SOIL

Directed by Judhajit Bagchi, Ranadeep Bhattacharyya
Sculptures made of soil collected from the barren fields of farmers who have committed suicide, are used to…

COLOR-BLIND

Film

COLOR-BLIND

Directed by Sarah H. Cho
Dahlia lies to everyone - her husband, her lover, herself; but, the most dangerous lie she’s telling may…

GLORIOUS MRS. KIM

Film

GLORIOUS MRS. KIM

Directed by Monica Cho
A Korean mother grapples with her identity and desires in life as she comes to terms with her…
Special Presentations

IN THE LAND OF LOST ANGELS

Film

IN THE LAND OF LOST ANGELS

Directed by Bishrel Mashbat
With time running out and desperate for cash, two Mongolian immigrants turn to crime as their only solution.
Documentary Feature Competition

JADDOLAND

Film

JADDOLAND

Directed by Nadia Shihab
A visit to her artist mother's home in Texas prompts the filmmaker to explore the meaning of home…
International Documentary Feature Competition

LAST NIGHT I SAW YOU SMILING

Film

LAST NIGHT I SAW YOU SMILING

Directed by Kavich Neang
When Phnom Penh’s landmark White Building, home to 493 families, faces demolition, director Kavich Neang records his family…
Narrative Feature Competition

LUCKY GRANDMA

Film

LUCKY GRANDMA

Directed by Sasie Sealy
An ornery Chinese Grandma goes all in at the casino, landing on the wrong side of luck…and in…

MERRY-GO-ROUND

Film

MERRY-GO-ROUND

Directed by Ray Wu
A despondent security guard of an aging amusement park must grasp the last redemption as he reunites with…

“Reflektions” by spaaawn

Film

“Reflektions” by spaaawn

Directed by Jaime San Juan
A visual representation of the differences between two identical twins.

SCENES FROM A REAL MARRIAGE

Film

SCENES FROM A REAL MARRIAGE

Directed by Michelle Krusiec
This digital short series follows bi-racial couple Marissa and Mark, a married couple with young children struggling with…

SPEAK EASY, B

Film

SPEAK EASY, B

Directed by Becca Park, Jun Shimizu
In therapy, B breaks through cultural conditioning, past loves, and psychological defenses to arrive at True Self.

TIDES

Film

TIDES

Directed by Masami Kawai
TIDES is a glimpse into a family’s attempt to repair their estrangement with an outing to the beach.

“Upset” by Teenage Granny

Film

“Upset” by Teenage Granny

Directed by Martika Ramirez Escobar
A boy and his younger brother search for an ocean in the city.
International Narrative Feature Competition

VAI

Film

VAI

Directed by ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Amberley Jo Aumua, Becs Arahanga, Dianna Fuemana, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Matasila Freshwater, Mīria George, Nicole Whippy
A film about female empowerment telling the story of one woman’s life in eight separate moments from the…

WAYWARD EMULSIONS

Film

WAYWARD EMULSIONS

Directed by Tina Takemoto
Queer glimpses of a wayward woman captured in bits of emulsion lifted from stray reels of a 35mm…
Gala Presentations, Narrative Feature Competition

YELLOW ROSE

Film

YELLOW ROSE

Directed by Diane Paragas
OPENING NIGHT FILM | Rose, an undocumented Filipino teenager, dreams of one day leaving her small town in…