#LIFE 2020

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.

 

In this program


BIND

Directed by Emory Chao Johnson

Stuck between cultures, adolescence, and gender, Jules gets a surprise visit from their mom…and their chest binder.

FIGHTING FOR FAMILY

Directed by Lan Nguyen

A refugee family from the indigenous tribes of Vietnam is separated by deportation and fights for reunification.

GOLDEN BOY

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.

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.

NOVENA

Directed by Nolan Valerio

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

QUEERING MOVEMENTS

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.

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 to reinvent yourself.

THE CHEF

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.

Precedes

C3: Visions to Reel

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.

Dates & Times
Online

Thursday | October 1, 2020
12:00 pm

Online

Saturday | October 3, 2020
2:00 pm