HBO APA VISIONARIES

HBO MAX APA Visionaries 2022: In a unique filmmaker support initiative between Visual Communications and HBO, we present the finalist films from the fifth annual HBO MAX APA Visionaries Short Film Competition, which exemplified this year’s competition theme of “Power of Love.” After screening at LAAPFF, these films will debut on HBO Max later this month.

In this program


SKIN CAN BREATH

Directed by Chheangkea Ieng

A Cambodian-American teenager finds home inside the water of his high school pool.

SAME OLD

Directed by Lloyd Lee Choi

A food delivery driver in New York City spends the night trying to find his lost e-bike.

THE GIFT

Directed by Gauri Adelkar

Rosa must decide if she will leave her elderly employer unattended and step o send a gift to her ailing mother in the Philippines.

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