Section

Documentary Feature Competition

This year’s Documentary Competition is distinguished by emerging artists with exciting untold stories as well as subjects which hold super-apt relevancy to our changing worldview(s) today.

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…
Documentary Feature Competition

EATING UP EASTER

Film

EATING UP EASTER

Directed by Sergio M. Rapu
Native Rapanui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu explores the modern dilemma of his people as they face the consequences…
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…
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…
Documentary Feature Competition

MOANANUIĀKEA: ONE OCEAN. ONE PEOPLE. ONE CANOE.

Film

MOANANUIĀKEA: ONE OCEAN. ONE PEOPLE. ONE CANOE.

Directed by Na'alehu Anthony
MOANANUIĀKEA: ONE OCEAN. ONE PEOPLE. ONE CANOE celebrates the historic Worldwide Voyage of the canoe Hokuleʻa that reconnected…
Documentary Feature Competition

NO DATA PLAN

Film

NO DATA PLAN

Directed by Miko Revereza
An experimental travelogue capturing the boredom, precarity and fantasies of an undocumented immigrant crossing America by train.
Documentary Feature Competition

ORIGIN STORY

Film

ORIGIN STORY

Directed by Kulap Vilaysack
Twenty years after learning about her biological father, Kulap Vilaysack finally asks the questions that will lead her…
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…