Genre

Experimental

1 OUT OF 30

Film

1 OUT OF 30

Directed by Vishnu Vallabhaneni
On the first day of Ramadan, a young architect attempts to fast for the first time while trying…
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30

Film

30

Directed by Rahi Hasan
Enter a meditative journey of intimate ritual into the filmmaker's spiritual rebirth.

AN INTERLOPER’S KISS

Film

AN INTERLOPER’S KISS

Directed by Grace Kim
A voyeuristic look at one woman's humdrum everyday life from the perspective of an unlikely love interest.

BLAST BURN

Film

BLAST BURN

Directed by Jonathan Patrick Thomas, Steve Nguyen
In the heart of the Louisiana Wetlands, a drifter comes across a mysterious case in the midst of…

BLOOD

Film

BLOOD

Directed by Adonis Emory, Guerrilla Davis
A young girl awakens from her slumber to reclaim her ancestral inheritance from Maharlika.

DANCING ON MY OWN

Film

DANCING ON MY OWN

Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo
A love letter to the queer Asian experience, inspired by New York's radical dance party Bubble_T.

EPHEMERAL

Film

EPHEMERAL

Directed by Alexander Phuc Khang Nguyen
A juxtaposition of life before Saigon 1975, during the Fall of Saigon in April 30, 1975, and the…

GODZILLA PARTY

Film

GODZILLA PARTY

Directed by Stanley Wong, Travis Ashkenasy
A couple heads to a party to scout out a "unicorn," believing it to be the key to…

GOLD

Film

GOLD

Directed by Gi Gonzales
A group of teenagers play a game of Russian Roulette with a twist.

HERSELVES

Film

HERSELVES

Directed by Kristy Choi
As the filmmaker imagines her mother’s life before motherhood, questions of freedom, authorship, and filial responsibility emerge.

IN PASSING

Film

IN PASSING

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

Film

IZEL

Directed by Wil Prada
A homeless teenager finds peace and wonder in astronomy and a telescope that he builds.

MAGGIE DAVE – I’M NOT READY

Film

MAGGIE DAVE – I’M NOT READY

Directed by Cassie Shao
A sheep-man waits for a continuously delayed train.

MAY 35

Film

MAY 35

Directed by Tina Takemoto
A haunting commemoration of the Tiananmen Square uprising made from fragments of censored archival imagery transferred onto film…

PASSAGE

Film

PASSAGE

Directed by Asavari Kumar
An Indian woman in pursuit of the American dream revisits her immigration journey.

REQUIEM FOR LOST PLANTS

Film

REQUIEM FOR LOST PLANTS

Directed by Alexander Kaye, Alice Yuan Zhang
Plant elders come together through sound and spirit, AR filters, and a virtual vigil, to resurrect a distant…
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SHADED COMPLEXION

Film

SHADED COMPLEXION

Directed by Paolo Rein
When Dante is given a chance to make a film, he must go back to his hometown to…

THANK YOU, COME AGAIN

Film

THANK YOU, COME AGAIN

Directed by Nirav Bhakta
An undocumented convenience store clerk crashes into his subconscious as he grieves the death of his father.

THE COIN

Film

THE COIN

Directed by Siqi Song
A young woman loses her coin jar on her journey to a new country, and ends up finding…

THE FILIAL DAUGHTER

Film

THE FILIAL DAUGHTER

Directed by Xiao-Wei Lu
A mixed-media documentary short covering the story of professional funeral mourners in Taiwan known as "filial daughters."
Special Presentations

THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Film

THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Directed by Joseph Mangat, Norbert Shieh, Quyên Nguyen-Le, R.J. Lozada
Four stories about immigrant cultures, self-expression, and living between borders, as seen through the eyes of Asian Americans…
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THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE

Film

THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE

Directed by Ciara Lacy
Native Hawaiian poet Jamaica Osorio shows how her activism reinvigorates her art.