At Rush and Near Rush Shows

If a show you want to see is sold-out or on stand by, have hope! Limited rush tickets are available for sold-out programs. A rush line will form outside the venue one hour before show time. Seats will be sold for Rush or distributed for Stand By on a first-come, first-served basis to those waiting in line. Check out the list below of the films that are At Rush or Near Rush. Learn more about ticketing here.

Thursday | May 2, 2019


Directed by Diane Paragas
OPENING NIGHT FILM | Rose, an undocumented Filipino teenager, dreams of one day leaving her small town in Texas to pursue her country music dreams.

Friday | May 3, 2019

BEATS, RHYMES, AND RESISTANCE Revival: Dawn Mabalon Tribute

FREE PROGRAM | A revival screening as tribute to the late Dawn Mabalon, featuring a panel discussion on the impact of the film and the legacy of Dawn’s work.

7:00 pm
341 FSN

Saturday | May 4, 2019

Pacific Cinewaves

The forces that bond the expansive cultures of Oceania are stories of strength, ingenuity and resilience. This program features films from Hawaii, Saipan, Tinian, and Guam, bringing us from the end of the 19th century and into the contemporary with stories that range from personal trials to revolutionary acts of poetics and survival. - Micki Davis


Directed by Justin Chon
CENTERPIECE FILM | Kasie, a girl who works as a hostess at a local karaoke bar, reconnects with her estranged brother, Carey, in the final days of her father's life.

Sunday | May 5, 2019

Documentally Minded

FREE PROGRAM | The ongoing legacy of Visual Communications’ vanguard Armed With a Camera Fellowship for Emerging Artists placed a great emphasis on “emerging” artists. Many of these then-budding filmmakers had never handled a motion picture camera before undertaking the Fellowship.

3:30 pm
341 FSN

C3: An Asian Dude’s Guide to Surviving Hollywood

FREE PROGRAM | Come join this fun talk with X. Dean Lim on how to be Asian in entertainment and survive it - covering topics like Reading a Room, Good Networking Practices, The Importance of Representation, Creating the Cult of You and more.

10:30 am
341 FSN

Wednesday | May 8, 2019


Directed by Lulu Wang
A Chinese family discover their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.


Directed by Frank Gray Jr.
FREE PROGRAM | A devil strikes a deal with an old scientist who must find true love within a year or his soul will burn in hell.