Genre

Coming of Age

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…
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…
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.

BLOOD MOON

Film

BLOOD MOON

Directed by Shruti Parekh
13-year-old Maya prepares to go to her first high school party, until she discovers she's started her period.
Pacific Cinewaves

HOW TO CATCH A TAOTAOMONA

Film

HOW TO CATCH A TAOTAOMONA

Directed by Neil Tinkham
In the jungles of Guam, an overlooked boy tries to convince his skeptical friends to capture a mythological…

CHASING CLOUDS

Film

CHASING CLOUDS

Directed by Candace Ho
A Taiwanese American woman is forced to confront the harsh reality of her mother’s dementia.
Narrative Features

DEFINITION PLEASE

Film

DEFINITION PLEASE

Directed by Sujata Day
A former spelling bee champ struggles to make good on her childhood promise, while contending with a complex…

DEVOTEE

Film

DEVOTEE

Directed by Sharmila Ray
A drifter meets a young guru and her devotees, who open his mind to a new path.
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.

EVERYTHING STAYS

Film

EVERYTHING STAYS

Directed by Cole Bacani
Gabe's cousins have one last chance to tie him down in Illinois, forcing him to decide what’s more…
Documentary Features

FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK

Film

FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK

Directed by Bobbi Jo Hart
The untold story of a 1960s California garage band co-founded by Filipina Americans... groomed to become the female…

FLUID

Film

FLUID

Directed by Sharon Park
A sexually confused college student takes us on a journey of self-discovery and navigating through relationships.

H.A.G.S. (HAVE A GOOD SUMMER)

Film

H.A.G.S. (HAVE A GOOD SUMMER)

Directed by Sean Wang
A portrait of growing up, told through the pages of the filmmaker's middle school yearbook.

HERSELVES

Film

HERSELVES

Directed by Kristy Choi
As the filmmaker imagines her mother’s life before motherhood, questions of freedom, authorship, and filial responsibility emerge.

HIDE AND SEEK

Film

HIDE AND SEEK

Directed by Ragini Bhasin
When an 8-year-old is instructed by her mechanic father to tend to a little boy, she tries various…

KIDS ON FIRE

Film

KIDS ON FIRE

Directed by Kyle Nieva
A boy discovers the power of his sexuality during a religious camp, as he realizes his special role…
Narrative Features

THE GIRL WHO LEFT HOME

Film

THE GIRL WHO LEFT HOME

Directed by Mallorie Ortega
A whimsical musical about a young Filipina on the brink of Hollywood stardom, who is pulled back into…

LITTLE SKY

Film

LITTLE SKY

Directed by Jess X. Snow
Haunted by their childhood memories, a Chinese American pop star returns to their hometown to confront their estranged…

LONELY BLUE NIGHT

Film

LONELY BLUE NIGHT

Directed by Johnson Cheng
An awkward family reunion at a business dinner leads a Chinese mother to realize the consequences of leaving…
Narrative Features

MARVELOUS AND THE BLACK HOLE

Film

MARVELOUS AND THE BLACK HOLE

Directed by Kate Tsang
A teenage delinquent befriends a surly magician who helps her navigate her inner demons and dysfunctional family with…

MOUNTAIN CAT

Film

MOUNTAIN CAT

Directed by Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir
A troubled girl is taken to a local shaman for spiritual healing. Trapped by ancient beliefs, she finds…

THE ROSE OF MANILA

Film

THE ROSE OF MANILA

Directed by Alex Westfall
Archival footage and reenactment evoke a formative moment in the life of young Imelda Marcos, the infamous wife…

SOAK

Film

SOAK

Directed by Hannah Bang
A teenager tries to convince her runaway mother to return home.

SOFT SOUNDS OF PEELING FRUIT

Film

SOFT SOUNDS OF PEELING FRUIT

Directed by So Young Shelly Yo
A rebellious Korean American teenager discovers the complexities of her mother’s love.

SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

Film

SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

Directed by Jane Chow
In Los Angeles Chinatown, a lonely teenager tries to help her parents keep their seafood restaurant afloat during…

STILL ROLLING

Film

STILL ROLLING

Directed by Liang-Chun Lin
A rookie filmmaker recalls the challenges during a production, and questions her life decisions.

THE EYES OF SUMMER

Film

THE EYES OF SUMMER

Directed by Rajee Samarasinghe
A young girl develops a friendship with a spirit who lives in an abandoned house.

THINGS WE CARRY

Film

THINGS WE CARRY

Directed by Bo Yoon Ha
A closeted Korean woman returns home for her father's funeral, and uncovers a secret that reconnects her to…

TO KNOW HER

Film

TO KNOW HER

Directed by Natalie A. Chao
A poetic exploration of the camera's gaze and a family's relationship with the filmmaker's mother.

WINNING IN AMERICA

Film

WINNING IN AMERICA

Directed by Amrita Singh
While vying for a spot at the prestigious National Spelling Bee, a spelling champ clashes with her immigrant…