From Visions to Reel: Finding Home

FREE PROGRAM

Filmmakers in attendance.

Nathan Ramos (Club Mickey Mouse, As We Babble On) will present a short keynote prior to the opening of this program.

Is home a place, a person, a moment in time, a favorite meal? Finding Home showcases the Asian and Asian American experience from the point of view of young, emerging filmmakers. Find out what home means to the next generation of must-see Asian American and Pacific Islander talent. – Trent Nakamura

In this program


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Directed by Kristal Chan

After a bad breakup, a young woman transports herself to a time before broken hearts and when first love was forever.

FOR HERE OR TO GO

Directed by Ryan Nguyen

A Vietnamese family discusses running their restaurant to preserve their culture and how they cope with the passing of its founder, loving father and husband.

GRADUATION

Directed by Mahya Shakibnia-Shirazi

Mina is looking forward to her high school graduation — and especially to seeing her sister from Tehran who plans to attend the milestone event.

KEEPSAKE

Directed by Megan Siu Lau

A documentary following the racial stereotypes of three Asian-Europeans, and their individual struggles balancing Chinese tradition and European culture.

NO ONE EVER REALLY DIES

Directed by Anika Kan Grevstad, Mari Young

A celebration of the life of Jun Takahashi: an 84-year-old Tokyo native with an eccentric way of looking at death.

PINEAPPLE

Directed by Jane Chow

At an international school in Hong Kong, a teenager attempts to prove herself a local, rejecting her so-called “westernized” friends and interests in the process.

THE MISSING INGREDIENT

Directed by Yue Huang

A middle-aged man indulging in the tempting world of food has to deal with his loneliness deep in his empty heart.

THE SUNFLOWER CHILD

Directed by RJ Siu

A young pregnant Chinese-American woman struggles with her decision to keep the baby in the face of disapproval from her family and community.

Dates & Times
Past
Downtown Independent

Sat, May 4
11:00 am