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Directed by Kayleb Lee

This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.

PAPAYA is spoken through the metaphor of the cultural recipe, papaya salad. A dish that is taken unripe, stripped, shredded, but mixed and reintroduced with something new in the reflection of Southeast Asian diaspora.

Director, Writer, Producer: Kayleb Lee
Director of Photography: Alexander Tsay
Production Designer: Taiyo Nobata
Cast: Safinah Chau, Katherine Nguyen, Liam Hendrix Tay, Brandon Tay

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Across the Dinner Table

Dumplings. Sausage. Ice cream. Food is a universal language shared amongst cultures and generations. Join us as we venture through these stories of community, heartbreak, nostalgia, and conflict between people – all with food on the table. Come hungry and leave with hearts full. — Kevin J. Nguyen

Dates & Times



Thu, Oct 1
12:00 pm