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A THOUSAND CUTS

Film A THOUSAND CUTS Directed by Ramona S. Diaz Journalist Maria Ressa risks her life and freedom as an outspoken critic of Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte's war…

A YEAR

Film A YEAR Directed by Jisun Jamie Kim A Himalayan village woman yearns to provide a better life for her young daughters, but the only possible…

BACK TO THE SOURCE

Film BACK TO THE SOURCE Directed by Sandra Carbonell-Kiamtia Sandra's father feels increasingly foreign in his home country as globalization changes the country's cultural landscape.

BARBED WIRE FENCE

Film BARBED WIRE FENCE Directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson A barbed wire fence divides the Korean peninsula into North and South.

BASURERO

Film BASURERO Directed by Eileen Cabiling An embattled fisherman finds himself in a dangerous side gig and searches for a way out.

CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Film CALIFORNIA DREAMING Directed by Sreylin Meas Two women from different backgrounds encounter one another at an oceanfront resort and discover a hidden bond.

A CURE FOR ALL THINGS

Film A CURE FOR ALL THINGS Directed by Katherine Chou A young woman finds a mysterious vial in her late mother's fridge, transforming her into their ancestors and…
Special Presentations

DANCING MARY

Film DANCING MARY Directed by SABU A municipal office in charge of demolishing an old building and replacing it with a modern complex fails…
International Narrative Features

DEATH OF NINTENDO

Film DEATH OF NINTENDO Directed by Raya Martin Set in 90's Manila, four friends go on a journey of self-discovery as they play videogames and wrestle…

FIGHTING FOR FAMILY

Film FIGHTING FOR FAMILY Directed by Lan Nguyen A refugee family from the indigenous tribes of Vietnam is separated by deportation and fights for reunification.

FRONT OF THE HOUSE

Film FRONT OF THE HOUSE Directed by Sum Yi "Ashley" Ma When a young girl of a generationally owned fishball noodle stall gets a chance to change her life,…
International Narrative Features

GOODBYE MOTHER

Film GOODBYE MOTHER Directed by Trinh Dinh Le Minh A Vietnamese bachelor returns home from the U.S. with a Vietnamese American boyfriend, attempting to come out to…

HARANA

Film HARANA Directed by Marie Jamora A cover band singer in a Vegas casino tries to connect with her daughter who is growing up…

HIGHBREAD – C’EST LA WEED

Film HIGHBREAD – C’EST LA WEED Directed by Jayesh Jaidka A collegiate comedy that highlights the lives of a baker, a burnout, and an international student as they…

HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE

Film HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE Directed by David Caprara, Kira Dane Despite the taboos surrounding traditional horimono tattoos in Japan, a group of tattooed pilgrims practice a centuries-old, holy…
North American Narrative Features

I’LL MEET YOU THERE

Film I’LL MEET YOU THERE Directed by Iram Parveen Bilal A Muslim cop goes undercover at his estranged father's mosque while his daughter hides her passion for a…

I’M NOT YOUR F***ING STEREOTYPE

Film I’M NOT YOUR F***ING STEREOTYPE Directed by Hesome Chemamah A Muslim girl from Southern Thailand falls prey to racism in school and spirals into an identity crisis.
International Narrative Features

KIM JI-YOUNG, BORN 1982

Film KIM JI-YOUNG, BORN 1982 Directed by Kim Do-Young A woman suddenly shows signs of being inhabited by others and the stories of the people connected to…
International Narrative Features

THE LEGEND OF BARON TO’A

Film THE LEGEND OF BARON TO’A Directed by Kiel McNaughton A young man struggles with the legacy of his wrestling father, as he follows in his deceased father's…
Pacific Cinewaves

LILIU

Film LILIU Directed by Jeremiah Tauamiti An ambitious court interpreter risks everything when a wrongfully imprisoned Chief fights to get back to her stranded…

MAKHALISS

Film MAKHALISS Directed by Koji Yamamoto A cold-hearted reaper, Makhaliss, meets a dying teenage girl who suffers from the guilt of leaving her mother…

MIZARU

Film MIZARU Directed by Sudarshan Suresh When a young couple tries to steal some private time in a very public place, they're paid a…

THE MORTICIAN OF MANILA

Film THE MORTICIAN OF MANILA Directed by Leah Borromeo Undertaker Orly takes us on a journey through the lives and deaths shaping the Philippines as victims of…

NINUFABUSHI MIIATI (GUIDED BY THE NORTH STAR)

Film NINUFABUSHI MIIATI (GUIDED BY THE NORTH STAR) Directed by Flor Kaneshiro Told through watercolor illustrations and a traditional Okinawan folk song, an emigrant journeys from Okinawa to Argentina in…

PASSAGE

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

QUAN 13

Film QUAN 13 Directed by Hieu Gray QUAN 13 is about the Vietnamese diaspora in Paris told through the lens of food.
UndocuCinema

ROCÍO

Film ROCÍO Directed by Darío Guerrero After a terminal cancer diagnosis, an undocumented mother of three must choose between facing certain death in the…
Pacific Cinewaves

TĀ MOKO – BEHIND THE TATTOOED FACE

Film TĀ MOKO – BEHIND THE TATTOOED FACE Directed by David Atkinson, Mick Andrews Maori face tattooing is a tradition that almost died out through colonization. Bernard and Sapphire show their passion…

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."
International Narrative Features

THE LONG WALK

Film THE LONG WALK Directed by Mattie Do An old Laotian hermit discovers that the ghost of a road accident victim can transport him back in…

THE OTHER SIDE

Film THE OTHER SIDE Directed by Josh Leong Set against the Ethiopian abandoned children crisis, two orphan brothers are faced with the reality of never being…

THE QUIET

Film THE QUIET Directed by Radheya Jegatheva When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation.
Documentary Features

TOKYO HULA

Film TOKYO HULA Directed by Lisette Marie Flanary Explore the explosive popularity of the hula dance in Japan, from both Native Hawaiian and Japanese perspectives.

YAI NIN

Film YAI NIN Directed by Champ Ensminger Ninlawan Pinyo is the matriarch of a Thai American family, who hustled for her fortune by founding a…