End of an Era

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


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 a US flag at the camp pilgrimage’s opening ceremony.

CLOSING ANNISA

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.

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE IN A PANDEMIC

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.

FUGETSU-DO

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.

FUJIN

Directed by Rachel Makana'aloha O Kauikeolani Nakawatase

The filmmaker’s great-grandmother and aunties get ready for a night out.

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.

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.

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