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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…

BIND

Film

BIND

Directed by Emory Chao Johnson
Stuck between cultures, adolescence, and gender, Jules gets a surprise visit from their mom...and their chest binder.

BLOOD HANA

Film

BLOOD HANA

Directed by Mary Evangelista
Lily, an introverted teen, develops a crush on her classmate, Alex. Later she falls ill from a disease…
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BORROWED DREAMS

Film

BORROWED DREAMS

Directed by Amritpal Kaur
Two South Asian sisters struggle to maintain their relationship once their parents disappear.

CLOSE TO YOU

Film

CLOSE TO YOU

Directed by Kevin Xian Ming Yu
A young Asian American struggles to balance their exploration of gender identity with the expectations of their immigrant…
Documentary Features

CURTAIN UP!

Film

CURTAIN UP!

Directed by Hui Tong, Kelly Ng
Asian American kids break stereotypes and discover their identities as they put on a national debut production of…
UndocuCinema

FAITH – A DREAMER’S JOURNEY

Film

FAITH – A DREAMER’S JOURNEY

Directed by Lidieth Arevalo
A short documentary that chronicles a Dreamer's personal story as a low-income, undocumented, Latina immigrant who is also…

DRIFTING

Film

DRIFTING

Directed by Hanxiong Bo
Yan, who is treated as an outcast in a conservative society, finds escape in drifting his father's taxi…

WHY DON’T YOU EAT MORE?

Film

WHY DON’T YOU EAT MORE?

Directed by George Du, Sinclair Neff
A quiet, up-close reflection on masculinity and the meaning of the word "skinny."

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,…

GHAZAAL

Film

GHAZAAL

Directed by Ragini Bhasin
A 13-year-old Afghan refugee hustles around in a refugee camp as she experiences her period.

GOLDEN BOY

Film

GOLDEN BOY

Directed by Kitty Hu
Within the confines of their home, a father and daughter navigate caretaking, coming to terms with reality, and…

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…

IN PASSING

Film

IN PASSING

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

INTERMISSION

Film

INTERMISSION

Directed by Amiahlina Figueroa
Tenants of an apartment building in San Diego share their stories of living.

KASHIF

Film

KASHIF

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

KID SISTER

Film

KID SISTER

Directed by Ysabella Smiley
In this love letter to childhood fantasies, a born entertainer uses her love of performing to honor her…

KINOKO

Film

KINOKO

Directed by Erika Gomi
A couple of mushrooms have a fun day out!

MADE WITH LOVE

Film

MADE WITH LOVE

Directed by Sophia Lee
The owners of three Korean-inspired restaurants in San Diego share their stories about how food brings families together.

MICHELLE

Film

MICHELLE

Directed by Kenya Gillespie
A shy 10-year-old girl fights off her bullies with a little help from her idol: decorated U.S. figure…

MIRROR

Film

MIRROR

Directed by Christina Yoon
A Korean immigrant with a severely scarred face visits a black market hospital in Queens to seek plastic…

MOTHER OF THREE

Film

MOTHER OF THREE

Directed by Jun Hee Han
A karaoke hostess working in Los Angeles' Koreatown tries to pimp out her teenage daughter.

MR. ORANGE & BABY SNOT

Film

MR. ORANGE & BABY SNOT

Directed by Kana Hutchens
Mr. Orange lives a lonely life, but one day finds companionship in the strangest place.

NOVENA

Film

NOVENA

Directed by Nolan Valerio
On their 40th day of mourning, a rift within a Filipino American family comes to a head.

OUR HOME HERE

Film

OUR HOME HERE

Directed by Angela Chen
Parallel stories of broken relationships between parents and their children striving for the American Dream, all revolving around…

PARACHUTE

Film

PARACHUTE

Directed by Katherine Tolentino
A Chinese teenager struggles to adapt to her new American life.

PUSH

Film

PUSH

Directed by Trilina Mai
A 2D animated short film of a grandfather and grandson's everchanging relationship through time.

RED LADIES

Film

RED LADIES

Directed by Parida Tanti
Olivia returns home to stop her mom from becoming a Republican assemblywoman, but is instead blackmailed into being…
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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…

STASIS

Film

STASIS

Directed by Patrick Nan
In a dystopian parallel world, police artificial intelligence interrogates innocent people for unsupported crimes.

THE 80 YEAR OLD ROCK CLIMBER

Film

THE 80 YEAR OLD ROCK CLIMBER

Directed by Lisa Chiya
The inspiring story of an 80 year old man that shows us all that it’s never too late…

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.

THROUPLE

Film

THROUPLE

Directed by Chrissie De Guzman
Hungover from a bad breakup, a not-so-great stripper makes a house call to a married couple that introduces…

TURF NATION

Film

TURF NATION

Directed by Jun Bae
Street dancers perform on BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) trains, as they pave their own paths towards freedom…