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.
A determined daughter uses music and dance to express all that goes unsaid in her Chinese household.
An awkward family reunion at a business dinner leads a Chinese mother to realize the consequences of leaving her daughter with an American homestay.
A young Asian American boy navigates his day after baseball practice with his friends, encountering microaggressions in seemingly innocent jokes and games.