Free/Pay What You Can Programs

Free/Pay What You Can film programs are available on a first come, first-served basis

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Narrative Features

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MRS. WU

Film

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MRS. WU

Directed by Anna Chi
Three generations of Chinese American women embark on a road trip of discovery, understanding, forgiveness, and love.
Narrative Features

ISLANDS

Film

ISLANDS

Directed by Martin Edralin
FREE PROGRAM | Joshua has lived in the comfort of his parents’ home his entire life and fears…
Shorts Programs

Armed With a Camera vol. 2020

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Armed With a Camera vol. 2020

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

From Visions to Reel

Program

From Visions to Reel

FREE PROGRAM | The next generation of storytellers are paving the way. From intimate documentaries to bold experimental…
Shorts Programs

Point of Entry

Program

Point of Entry

FREE PROGRAM | Dreaming beyond the borders that separate us, this program reflects on the migrant experience and…
C3

C3: DOOGIE KAMEALOHA, M.D. – A New Legacy

Special Event

C3: DOOGIE KAMEALOHA, M.D. – A New Legacy

FREE ONLINE PROGRAM | Inspired by the hit medical series DOOGIE HOWSER, M.D., Disney+ has debuted the original…
C3

C3: Pathways for Inclusive Storytelling

Special Event

C3: Pathways for Inclusive Storytelling

FREE ONLINE PROGRAM | Join WarnerMedia Access, the pipeline arm of WarnerMedia’s Equity & Inclusion division, for an…
Documentary Features

WE ARE FROM THERE

Film

WE ARE FROM THERE

Directed by Wissam Tanios
FREE PROGRAM | Two Syrian brothers in their mid 20's take a leap of faith and start their…
Narrative Features, Pacific Cinewaves

WATER LIKE FIRE

Film

WATER LIKE FIRE

Directed by Mitchel Viernes
FREE PROGRAM | A young surfer makes up for lost time with her estranged brother after he winds…
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,…
Documentary Features, Pacific Cinewaves

CANE FIRE

Film

CANE FIRE

Directed by Anthony Banua-Simon
FREE PROGRAM | An examination of the past and present of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi.
Shorts Programs

HBO APA Visionaries 2020

Program

HBO APA Visionaries 2020

FREE PROGRAM | With the theme of “Breaking Barriers,” the 4th HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film…
Documentary Features, Pacific Cinewaves

OPHIR

Film

OPHIR

Directed by Alexandre Berman, Olivier Pollet
FREE PROGRAM | An extraordinary revolution leading up to the potential creation of the world’s newest nation in…
Shorts Programs

Pacific Cinewaves Shorts

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Pacific Cinewaves Shorts

FREE PROGRAM | The waves of the ocean have generously sustained many Pasifika cultures across the globe. From…
Documentary Features

THE CELINE ARCHIVE

Film

THE CELINE ARCHIVE

Directed by Celine Parreñas Shimizu
FREE PROGRAM | Adulteress, traitor, heroine, or prey? In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her community…
Special Presentations

THE RESCUE

Film

THE RESCUE

Directed by E. Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin
FREE PROGRAM | THE RESCUE chronicles the enthralling story that transfixed the world: the daring rescue of twelve…
C3, Pacific Cinewaves

C3: Pasifika Power in Media

Special Event

C3: Pasifika Power in Media

FREE PROGRAM | Join a conversation reflecting how filmmaking is utilized to preserve cultural traditions and stories in…
C3

C3: Getting Over the Goal Line

Special Event

C3: Getting Over the Goal Line

FREE PROGRAM | In this fast-paced legal workshop focused on documentary filmmakers, learn tips and legal strategies for…
C3

C3: Manzanar, Convergent

Special Event

C3: Manzanar, Convergent

FREE PROGRAM | In this polarized moment, how can the acknowledgement of shared histories really bring about steps…