Genre

History

Special Presentations

AN AMERICAN STORY: NORMAN MINETA AND HIS LEGACY

Film

AN AMERICAN STORY: NORMAN MINETA AND HIS LEGACY

Directed by Dianne Fukami
An inspirational story of Norman Mineta's life beginning as a son of immigrants and imprisonment during WWII to…

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…

HAE HAWAIʻI

Film

HAE HAWAIʻI

Directed by Ty Sanga
In the aftermath of Hawaiʻi's illegal overthrow, a secret group enlists a young thief to steal the Hawaiian…

JAPANESE AMERICAN LEGACY ON WHEELS

Film

JAPANESE AMERICAN LEGACY ON WHEELS

Directed by Mitchell Matsumura
The third generation Japanese American car subculture that sprouted in the '60s, blossomed into an international craze featured…
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…
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,…
Documentary Feature Competition

SEADRIFT

Film

SEADRIFT

Directed by Tim Tsai
A fatal shooting in a small Texas fishing village ignites a maelstrom of hostilities against Vietnamese refugees along…

TRAILS

Film

TRAILS

Directed by Chris Nguyen
A personal and non-linear portrait of Orange County’s Little Saigon exploring a history of war & displacement –…

WE DRANK OUR TEARS: RAFAEL MAFNAS’S STORY

Film

WE DRANK OUR TEARS: RAFAEL MAFNAS’S STORY

Directed by Angelo Manese, Justin Ocampo
The final battles of WWII were waged on Saipan and Tinian. 933 indigenous civilians did not survive. This…