Genre

Coming of Age

16

Film

16

Directed by Kristal Chan
After a bad breakup, a young woman transports herself to a time before broken hearts and when first…
Documentary Feature Competition

A WOMAN’S WORK: THE NFL’S CHEERLEADER PROBLEM

Film

A WOMAN’S WORK: THE NFL’S CHEERLEADER PROBLEM

Directed by Yu Gu
Football and feminism collide in this documentary that follows former NFL cheerleaders battling the league to end wage…

FINDING MAURITIUS

Film

FINDING MAURITIUS

Directed by Sandra Carbonell-Kiamtia
Sandra discovers a part of her identity through an exploration of her family’s history on a small island…

FUTBOLISTAS 4 LIFE

Film

FUTBOLISTAS 4 LIFE

Directed by Jun Stinson
A film about Oakland teens from undocumented families and the healing power of soccer.

GANJA MAMA

Film

GANJA MAMA

Directed by Mukesh Vidyasagar
When an Indian mother discovers her daughter's stash, she takes things into her own hands.

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…

GRADUATION

Film

GRADUATION

Directed by Mahya Shakibnia-Shirazi
Mina is looking forward to her high school graduation — and especially to seeing her sister from Tehran…
Documentary Feature Competition

JOURNEY TO IFUGAO

Film

JOURNEY TO IFUGAO

Directed by Nicanor Evangelista Jr.
Five Filipino artists and healers, living in LA, go back to their motherland uncovering their indigenous traditions and…

KARAOKE MAMAS

Film

KARAOKE MAMAS

Directed by Andrea Bang, Diana Bang
A divorced 62 year old Korean woman jumpstarts her new life by trying to win a TV at…
Special Presentations

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

Film

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

Directed by Valerie Soe
LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN looks at the Taiwan Love Boat, where young Taiwanese Americans get closer to their history,…

LUCY IN THE SKY

Film

LUCY IN THE SKY

Directed by Bertha Bay-Sa Pan
LUCY IN THE SKY follows 14-year-old Lucy on the autism spectrum as she starts mainstream high school, and…

MOONWALK WITH ME

Film

MOONWALK WITH ME

Directed by So Young Shelly Yo
A Korean American girl named Juno is haunted by her drifting father's disappearances.

MY FRIEND MICHAEL JONES

Film

MY FRIEND MICHAEL JONES

Directed by Ian Leaupepe, Samson Rambo
A high school misfit with severe OCD forms an unlikely bond with a popular classmate through a shared…
Narrative Feature Competition

NORMAL.

Film

NORMAL.

Directed by Mragendra Singh
After having their first child, an interracial couple struggles to hold onto their marriage while dealing with temptations…

PINEAPPLE

Film

PINEAPPLE

Directed by Jane Chow
At an international school in Hong Kong, a teenager attempts to prove herself a local, rejecting her so-called…

SECRET LIVES OF ASIANS AT NIGHT

Film

SECRET LIVES OF ASIANS AT NIGHT

Directed by Keff
A half-real, half-imaginary romp through a rich, stylized whirlwind world of Asian nightlife in America.

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.

THE FOB AND I

Film

THE FOB AND I

Directed by Meenakshi Ramamurthy
A webseries about two Indians that are different.

THE KIDS TABLE

Film

THE KIDS TABLE

Directed by Adina Luo
A group of Chinese-American family friends, forever relegated to the kids table, confront eachother on approaches to Asian…

THE NIGHT BEFORE

Film

THE NIGHT BEFORE

Directed by Mragendra Singh
On the night before her wedding, Shae, a deaf Indian-American bride, pays a visit to her ex, Nikki,…

“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…

ZERO ONE

Film

ZERO ONE

Directed by Nick Neon
When Jimmy Park visits home for the first time in years, he's forced to make peace with the…

ZOETIC

Film

ZOETIC

Directed by Julie Zhan, Wesley Chan
A coming of age story about a single, 60-year-old Chinese immigrant mother navigating the world of online dating.
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…
Gala Presentations, Narrative Feature Competition

GO BACK TO CHINA

Film

GO BACK TO CHINA

Directed by Emily Ting
CENTERPIECE FILM | After blowing through her trust fund, rich girl Sasha is forced by her father to…