ASIAN AMERICAN STORIES OF RESILIENCE AND BEYOND
- Shorts Programs, Special Presentations
- 90 mins
FREE/PAY WHAT YOU CAN
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
In this program
IN LIVING MEMORY
Directed by Quyên Nguyen-Le
After the closure of their mother’s nail salon at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, a queer filmmaker works with their mother to recover and articulate the legacy of the salon for their refugee family.
Directed by Sarita Khurana
In the aftermath of the FedEx mass shooting in Indianapolis, the Sikh community grieves the loss of four of its members, while navigating the investigation into what happened and why this took place.
Directed by Bree Nieves
Two Filipinx cousins meet in a cemetery and grapple with what remains of their hometown dreams, after losing one of their fathers to the pandemic.
RECORDING FOR DODIE
Directed by Frances Rubio
After fourteen months physically apart, a Filipino daughter struggling with depression finally reunites with her COVID-survivor father at his nursing home.
Directed by J.P. Dobrin
A Cambodian American refugee experiences freedom after being behind bars for 20 years. But the potential of deportation threatens to take it all the way.
ON ALL FRONTS
Directed by Joua Lee Grande
A Minneapolis family navigates difficult conversations about how the violence and racial reckoning of 2020-21 impacted them as a biracial family.
MY CHINATOWN, WITH ALOHA
Directed by Kimberlee Bassford
Fourth-generation Chinese American explores her family’s relationship to Honolulu Chinatown and the parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and the 1899-1900 bubonic plague.