All Films & Events

Listed here are all the Festival film and events, in alphabetical order.


C3

C3: Fire (Island) Side Chat with Andrew Ahn

Special Event

C3: Fire (Island) Side Chat with Andrew Ahn

Join filmmaker Andrew Ahn and screenwriter/star of FIRE ISLAND Joel Kim Booster for a special conversation to discuss…
C3

Crossings, Conversations, and Convictions: A Look at Generational Grassroots Movements

Special Event

Crossings, Conversations, and Convictions: A Look at Generational Grassroots Movements

Social movements, community organizing, and protest tell us the histories we must continue to learn about institutions, law,…
C3

C3: Muslim Cinematic Futures

Special Event

C3: Muslim Cinematic Futures

Despite industry commitments to racial equity, generations-old Islamophobic tropes and misrepresentations persist across the field to this day.
C3

C3: Artist Conversation with Mira Nair

Special Event

C3: Artist Conversation with Mira Nair

We are honored and grateful to present Mira Nair this year’s LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL’S LEGACY…
Animation Programs, C3

C3: Remolding the Industry: Journeys Into Animation

Special Event

C3: Remolding the Industry: Journeys Into Animation

A moderated discussion centered on personal career journeys in the animation industry.

CAMBODIA TOWN THRIVES

Film

CAMBODIA TOWN THRIVES

Directed by Brandon Soun
As community members of Cambodia Town face threats of displacement, the Cambodia Town Thrives collaborative was formed to…

CAN YOU CAN CHRISTMAS?

Film

CAN YOU CAN CHRISTMAS?

Directed by Grayson McGuire, Shiori Kamijo
Not every family dinner can go as planned, experience the duality of a perfect family function and a…

CARE

Film

CARE

Directed by Kent Donguines
Kalinga shares the stories of several Filipina caregivers and nannies in Vancouver, bearing witness to their sacrifices as…
VC Presents

CLAIMING A VOICE: THE VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS STORY

Film

CLAIMING A VOICE: THE VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS STORY

Directed by Arthur Dong
Claiming A Voice: The Visual Communications Story is a one-hour documentary chronicling the twenty-year history of the first…

CONNECTION

Film

CONNECTION

Directed by Achim Mendoza
A Filipino musician discovers an unauthorized copy of his song from a rival content creator, leading to a…

CONVERSATIONS AT THE REGISTER

Film

CONVERSATIONS AT THE REGISTER

Directed by Brandon Soun, Lan Nguyen
Community organizing saved KH Supermarket from demolition two years ago, but after a long fight against gentrification, the…
Documentary Features

CROSSINGS

Film

CROSSINGS

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
Thirty women peacemakers, including Gloria Steinem, undertake a risky crossing of the DMZ from North to South Korea…

CROSSROADS

Film

CROSSROADS

Directed by Sarita Khurana
In the aftermath of the FedEx mass shooting in Indianapolis, the Sikh community grieves the loss of four…

CROSSWINDS

Film

CROSSWINDS

Directed by Candace Ho
On the eve of her move out of LA, a second generation Chinese American woman learns how to…

DANSE MACABRE

Film

DANSE MACABRE

Directed by Maria Luna Kamradt, Randal Kamradt
Dancers Lino and Dante are struck by tragedy and the supernatural.