Native Americans, Japanese American WWII incarcerees, and environmentalists fight to defend their land and water from Los Angeles.View purchasing options for MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER BECOMES DUST Learn More
Career-driven sisters and their newly-immigrated cousin must navigate the conflicting demands of romance, culture, work, and family.View purchasing options for AMERICANISH Learn More
A romantic comedy following four Filipino American brothers and their lovers leading up to a wedding.View purchasing options for THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS Learn More
C3 is a space for creators to converge and celebrate creative communities. Connect with us throughout the Festival by engaging in virtual and in-person panels and conversations.
This year’s Documentary Features are distinguished by emerging artists with exciting untold stories as well as subjects which hold super-apt relevancy to our changing worldview(s) today.
Prepare to be challenged, enlightened, shocked, and entertained as we proudly roll out this year’s excellent slate of Narrative Feature films.
In our fortified commitment to amplify Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, Pacific Cinewaves programming celebrates stories and storytellers emerging from Hawai’i, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Guåhan (Guam), Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Samoa, and throughout the Pacific region.
Our Shorts Programs range over a wide scope of stories and expressions. From stories of distinctly local flavors to tales from faraway worlds, our selection of shorts offer a variety of urban, rural, and alternative perspectives.