All Films & Events

Listed here are all the Festival film and events, in alphabetical order.


A CURE FOR ALL THINGS

Film

A CURE FOR ALL THINGS

Directed by Katherine Chou
A young woman finds a mysterious vial in her late mother's fridge, transforming her into their ancestors and…

A HERO’S HERO

Film

A HERO’S HERO

Directed by Robert Shoji
Learn about an uncle and nephew who had shared convictions and extraordinary lives.

A SIP OF WATER

Film

A SIP OF WATER

Directed by Hyuna Cho
An animated piece that seeks to explore the role of shaminism in Korean culture.
Documentary Features

ACCEPTED

Film

ACCEPTED

Directed by Dan Chen
High school seniors in rural Louisiana are pushed to their breaking point at an unconventional school made famous…
Shorts Programs

After Dark

Program

After Dark

It's past your bedtime, and you can't fall asleep. Sneak out and stay up late with these films…

AFTERIMAGES

Film

AFTERIMAGES

Directed by Bryan Sih
Before leaving for college, a young man and his blind father are visited by a mysterious woman who…
Narrative Features

AMERICANISH

Film

AMERICANISH

Directed by Iman Zawahry
Career-driven sisters and their newly-immigrated cousin must navigate the conflicting demands of romance, culture, work, and family.

AND THEN

Film

AND THEN

Directed by Jenn Ravenna Tran
Two artists serendipitously meet over and over again in the vibrant nightscape of Tokyo.

ANITA

Film

ANITA

Directed by Sushma Khadepaun
While attending her sister’s wedding in India, a young woman is pushed to question whether her life in…

ANYTHING FOR YOU

Film

ANYTHING FOR YOU

Directed by Matt Ferrucci
A man wants to have an affair and enlists his friend to help him.
Shorts Programs

Armed With a Camera vol. 2020

Program

Armed With a Camera vol. 2020

FREE PROGRAM | Visual Communications is proud to host an encore presentation of the projects from last year’s…
Special Presentations

ASCENSION

Film

ASCENSION

Directed by Jessica Kingdon
FREE PROGRAM | An examination of the contemporary "Chinese Dream" through staggering observations of labor, consumerism and wealth,…

ASIAN IN PUBLIC

Film

ASIAN IN PUBLIC

Directed by SJ Son, Woody Fu
A Korean woman and her Japanese lover are interrupted at an inconvenient time.

BACK TO THE SOURCE

Film

BACK TO THE SOURCE

Directed by Sandra Carbonell-Kiamtia
Sandra's father feels increasingly foreign in his home country as globalization changes the country's cultural landscape.

BACON AND THE BOYS RAISE A FLAG

Film

BACON AND THE BOYS RAISE A FLAG

Directed by Yuka Murakami
Former incarcerees who were Boy Scouts together at the Heart Mountain internment camp are unexpectedly asked to raise…