Genre

Music

Pacific Cinewaves

FANA’GUYAN

Film

FANA’GUYAN

Directed by Dakota Camacho
A short dance film that explores ending violence and generating healing through embodiment, intimacy, and ancestral creativity.
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…

GOLD

Film

GOLD

Directed by Leslie Alejandro
A girl stuck inside a 1950s skin-whitening soap commercial breaks free of the media format in order to…
Pacific Cinewaves

HAWAIIAN SOUL

Film

HAWAIIAN SOUL

Directed by ʻĀina Paikai
A Hawaiian musician must gain the support of elders to protect the island of Kahoʻolawe from military bombing.

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.

HINGA

Film

HINGA

Directed by Sammay Dizon
During COVID-19, a community grapples with the complexity of grief and the necessary steps towards collective healing.

LATA

Film

LATA

Directed by Alisha Tejpal
As doors consistently open and close around her, a domestic worker navigates her way through an upper class…
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…

MOMENTUM

Film

MOMENTUM

Directed by Juliana Victoria
An exploration of a young artist's life before and after the pandemic.

NIGHT & DAY

Film

NIGHT & DAY

Directed by Paolo Bitanga
A mother′s home comes alive once a year, when her many children return for the holidays and play…
Documentary Features

LIKE A ROLLING STONE: THE LIFE & TIMES OF BEN FONG-TORRES

Film

LIKE A ROLLING STONE: THE LIFE & TIMES OF BEN FONG-TORRES

Directed by Suzanne Joe Kai
A portrait of Ben Fong-Torres, Rolling Stone's legendary writer and first music editor, during rock and roll's great…

THE COCKTAIL PARTY

Film

THE COCKTAIL PARTY

Directed by Jessica Sanders
A cocktail party turns into an unexpected martial arts action film.