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BECAUSE WE ARE GIRLS

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BECAUSE WE ARE GIRLS

Directed by Baljit Sangra
A conservative Indo-Canadian family comes to terms with a devastating secret: three sisters were sexually abused by an…

BUT YOU’RE NOT BLACK

Film

BUT YOU’RE NOT BLACK

Directed by Danielle Ayow
A Chinese-Caribbean-Canadian, driven by people’s inability to separate her skin color from her culture, tries to own her…

IDOLS NEVER DIE

Film

IDOLS NEVER DIE

Directed by Jerome Yoo
When Korean pop idol “N.D.” tragically dies, a dysfunctional group of high school fan girls discover a hidden…

IKEBANA

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IKEBANA

Directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa
A Japanese Canadian elder reconciles her past and rediscovers a small part of her heritage through traditional Japanese…

IN PASSING

Film

IN PASSING

Directed by Esther Cheung
A portrait of seventies Hong Kong, as remembered by the filmmaker's parents.

KASHIF

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KASHIF

Directed by Haaris Qadri
Kashif feels trapped by his struggle of being a dutiful son and a supportive friend.

NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE

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NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE

Directed by Carol Nguyen
The filmmaker interviews her family to craft a portrait of love, grief, and intergenerational trauma.

AN OBJECT OF MERIT

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AN OBJECT OF MERIT

Directed by Amanda Ann-Min Wong
What makes an ordinary bowl beautiful? Korean Canadian ceramic artist Minjae Lee explores the influences on his functional…

YELLOW PERIL: QUEER DESTINY

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YELLOW PERIL: QUEER DESTINY

Directed by David Ng, Jen Sungshine, Kendell Yan
An experimental documentary on queer East Asian diasporic culture, following the story of Vancouver-based drag artist, Maiden China.