- Shorts Programs
- 119 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 on Eventive.WATCH NOW
One makes a decision through the strength or force gained by a series of events in their life. Step into the shoes of these lead characters and discover where their decisions take them. — Eseel Borlasa
Join us on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1pm PT for C3: Momentum, an artist conversation featuring the filmmakers and special guests. RSVPs open the Thursday before the event. Click here to learn more.
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In this program
Directed by Lilan Bowden
A Korean American boy in the 1980s struggles to fit in at school, so he makes a wish to become America’s most famous foulmouthed comedian.
HELLO FROM TAIWAN
Directed by Tiffany Frances
A poetic drama about a Taiwanese American family who struggles to reunite across language and cultural barriers, told from a child’s perspective.
LOREEN’S GOTTA BOOGIE
Directed by Bobby Yan
A Filipina American has big dreams of dancing on Soul Train.
Directed by Asavari Kumar
An Indian woman in pursuit of the American dream revisits her immigration journey.
Directed by Parida Tanti
Olivia returns home to stop her mom from becoming a Republican assemblywoman, but is instead blackmailed into being part of her mother’s campaign ads.
SAFE AMONG STARS
Directed by Jess X. Snow
After surviving sexual trauma, a queer Chinese American woman struggles to tell her immigrant mother why she left school.
Directed by Chloé Hung
A couple surviving in a post-apocalyptic landscape reaches a crossroads in their relationship, and must decide whether to stay together or split up.
THE FINAL PIECE
Directed by Rommel Andaya
While packing for college, Tala and her mother discover a long lost cargo box that they forgot to ship out.
THERE’S SOMETHING TO IT
Directed by Shivaani Sharma, Venk Potula
Following the loss of relationships, two Indian Americans realize what’s important to them in their search for a significant other.
Join us for an artist conversation with the filmmakers featured in the short film program “Momentum,” as we discuss their creative process behind how they came up with their lead characters and their life-changing decisions.