LIT AFTER DARK
- Shorts Programs
- 91 mins
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
Sometimes the most intense storytelling happens when we close our eyes. These are reflections on the past, the future; and dangerous liaisons with monsters, the underworld, and within.
In this program
Directed by Joshua Aries
A time-travelling hitman reluctantly chooses between eliminating his high-profile target or stopping the painful (and pivotal) heartbreak of his younger self happening across the room.
Directed by Miida Chu
A young indentured Chinese prostitute must overcome her toxic dependency on the brothel madam on the eve of the 1885 anti-Chinese riot in Eureka, California.
Directed by Dorothy Xiao
A woman summons a special guest to help her make a choice, and ends up getting an answer she doesn’t expect.
Directed by Wally Chung
A couple go hiking and something weird happens.
Directed by Ken Ochiai
In the 1930’s, a Japanese-American father & daughter must play a deadly game of shadow tag to escape from a demon child, Kageboshi.
Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo
A coming-of-age crime drama, fiercely driven Alice Kim battles class, race, family pressure to become a drug dealer in New York’s wild underground rave scene.
Directed by Seonjae Kim
An Asian woman goes home with an attractive white couple to have a hot threesome, only to discover that they have very dark tastes.
Directed by Michael Sun Lee
An old man finally wakes up.
Directed by Gabriela Serrano
A young woman with a monstrous secret desperately longs for a new body.