- Shorts Programs
- 90 mins
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
Films of love, new beginnings, will make you recall. That we’re here to witness, we really don’t know life at all.
In this program
Directed by Jessica Sanders
Visual Poem by Jessica Sanders, poetry by Joy Harjo, the first US Native American Poet Laureate.
Directed by Jess X. Snow
In the height of pandemic, the relationship between an Asian American musician and activist deteriorates as they confront the reality of anti-asian violence.
Directed by Fawzia Mirza
All cards are on the table when a queer Muslim woman brings her partner home for the first time on the family’s annual game night.
Directed by Erin Lau
Romcom obsessed Christine always longed for the picture-perfect romance, but she’s confronted with the fact that her ideal prince charming might be a princess charming.
Directed by Susumu Kimura
A mother’s decision for survival takes us into an unflinching view of Submittan, a future city with compromised morality.
Directed by TT Takemoto
A tribute to the ongoing protests taking place in Hong Kong.
Directed by Van Ditthavong
Through dance and conversations – a famous Lao singer, his son, and granddaughter examine the artist’s inspirations after leaving the war torn country in 1974.
Directed by Osric Chau
Ryan struggles with the news of an unplanned pregnancy and his wife Nicole’s decision to keep it.
Directed by Faroukh Virani
A social media influencer code switches his platform, but gets challenged by his peers when they find faults in his messaging.