The Female Gaze
- Shorts Programs
- 95 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
What happens when women make films about women? This eclectic collection of films show both the pleasure and pain of the lived female experience, reminding us of the nuanced storytelling we get when women lead the charge. — Dorothy Xiao
Join us on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1pm PT for C3: The Female Gaze, 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 Jisun Jamie Kim
A Himalayan village woman yearns to provide a better life for her young daughters, but the only possible option she sees becomes a searing dilemma.
Directed by Searit Huluf
A gamer is given a once in a lifetime opportunity to try out for a pro league gaming team, only to be repressed by self-doubt.
Directed by Fawzia Mirza
In the afterglow of a seemingly fated hookup, two women realize that perhaps they have a little too much in common.
Directed by Christina Yoon
A Korean immigrant with a severely scarred face visits a black market hospital in Queens to seek plastic surgery.
Directed by Katherine Tolentino
A Chinese teenager struggles to adapt to her new American life.
Directed by Gabriela Garcia Medina
To save her grandma from losing her home, a high school student obsessed with heist movies convinces her friend to rob a bank.
Directed by Niki Ang
Two queer women recall their awkward, closeted high school days of kissing boys and straight-girl crushes.
Directed by Georgia Fu
A pregnant Chinese woman escapes an ICE raid on her maternity hotel, only to find herself forced to look after a little Chinese boy.
Join us for an artist conversation with the female filmmakers featured in the short film program “The Female Gaze,” as we discuss their nuanced storytelling about the pleasure and pain of the lived female experience.