End of an Era
- Shorts Programs
- 75 mins
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
Memories flood the screen through home videos, a school yearbook, a sweet shop, and more. These non-fiction shorts turn a kind gaze upon different communities in the moments of uncertainty and transformation. — Udval Altangerel
In this program
Directed by Yuka Murakami
Former incarcerees who were Boy Scouts together at the Heart Mountain internment camp are unexpectedly asked to raise a US flag at the camp pilgrimage’s opening ceremony.
Directed by Sophie Luo
Acclaimed chef Anita Lo says goodbye to her fine dining restaurant Annisa, after 17 years in New York’s West Village.
Directed by Corinne Chin
For Seattle’s Hmong flower farmers, the coronavirus lockdown was not the first time they’ve had to overcome what felt impossible.
Directed by Kaia Rose
An intimate portrait of the 117-year-old Japanese sweet shop that has become a memory bank for the Little Tokyo community.
Directed by Rachel Makana'aloha O Kauikeolani Nakawatase
The filmmaker’s great-grandmother and aunties get ready for a night out.
Directed by Sean Wang
A portrait of growing up, told through the pages of the filmmaker’s middle school yearbook.
Directed by Natalie A. Chao
A poetic exploration of the camera’s gaze and a family’s relationship with the filmmaker’s mother.