- Shorts Programs
- 109 mins
This program 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 program in Eventive.
From difficult family lessons to professional development, this is a cinematic reflection of life captured through the lens of the next generation of filmmakers.— Eseel Borlasa
Join us on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 2pm PT for C3: Visions to Reel, an artist conversation featuring the filmmakers and special guests. RSVPs open the Thursday before the event. Click here to learn more.
Did you miss the live conversation? Watch the artist conversation featuring the filmmakers in this program below, as we discuss their creative journeys behind making their films.
In this program
Directed by Emory Chao Johnson
Stuck between cultures, adolescence, and gender, Jules gets a surprise visit from their mom…and their chest binder.
Directed by Lan Nguyen
A refugee family from the indigenous tribes of Vietnam is separated by deportation and fights for reunification.
Directed by Kitty Hu
Within the confines of their home, a father and daughter navigate caretaking, coming to terms with reality, and reconciling their relationship.
Directed by Sophia Lee
The owners of three Korean-inspired restaurants in San Diego share their stories about how food brings families together.
Directed by Nolan Valerio
On their 40th day of mourning, a rift within a Filipino American family comes to a head.
Directed by Ceci Sheng, Rino Kodama
Nonbinary South Asian artist Spun reflects on the evolution of their dance practice, as well as the healing and liberation that comes with embracing one’s identities.
Directed by Lisa Chiya
The inspiring story of an 80 year old man that shows us all that it’s never too late to reinvent yourself.
Directed by Hao Zheng
An old Chinese chef teaches a robot to cook, which places him in a dilemma between artificial intelligence and the human race.
Join us for an artist conversation with the filmmakers featured in the short film programs “#LIFE 2020” and “WWYD (What Would You Do?) 2020,” as we explore how these emerging artists created their cinematic reflections of life.