#LIFE

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


REMEMBER

Directed by Jessica Sanders

Visual Poem by Jessica Sanders, poetry by Joy Harjo, the first US Native American Poet Laureate.

beautiful country

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.

THE SYED FAMILY XMAS EVE GAME NIGHT

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.

ALL I EVER WANTED

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.

SUBMITTAN

Directed by Susumu Kimura

A mother’s decision for survival takes us into an unflinching view of Submittan, a future city with compromised morality.

HK UPRISING

Directed by TT Takemoto

A tribute to the ongoing protests taking place in Hong Kong.

ELVIS OF LAOS

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.

GOOD NEWS

Directed by Osric Chau

Ryan struggles with the news of an unplanned pregnancy and his wife Nicole’s decision to keep it.

SUBSCRIBE / FOLLOW

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.

Dates & Times
Past
Directors Guild of America

Sun, May 8
5:00 pm