HBO APA Visionaries 2020

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Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

With the theme of “Breaking Barriers,” the 4th HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film competition drew a record number of submissions of films that provided a unique lens into the challenges and victories of overcoming obstacles. We are pleased to present an encore presentation of last year’s finalist films.

In this program


FINE CHINA

Directed by Tiffany So

A determined daughter uses music and dance to express all that goes unsaid in her Chinese household.

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 her daughter with an American homestay.

SI

Directed by Thomas Kim

A young Asian American boy navigates his day after baseball practice with his friends, encountering microaggressions in seemingly innocent jokes and games.

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Past