Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
It’s celebratory. It’s angry. It’s loving, and it is loss. These are the highs and lows of Parenthood. This lineup gives you distant-dad, 90’s hip hop, phone-calls with mom and more. Featuring talented cinematic voices including, Roxy Shih (LIST OF A LIFETIME), Winter Dunn (JUNEBUG), and Jackii Chun (SPACE ÈTUDE, NO. 1)
A young land developer returns to his childhood home in the Chinese countryside to convince his father to sell the family plum orchard.
A 4-year-old Asian girl, separated from her daddy (ER doctor), matures after experiencing COVID-related racism and trauma during the lockdown in 2020.
A Pakistani immigrant juggles demanding ride share customers while talking on the phone to his mother in Pakistan.
A Chinese theater student tries to Americanize her accent for a performance so hard that the line between her skill set and self-identity gets blurred.
The death of Tupac draws different reactions from a father and his young daughter, forcing them to confront the emotional aftermath of their own tragedy.
Lacey returns to her family home to celebrate the birthday of Sasha, her sister who passed away just weeks earlier.
A college basketball star struggles to define his sense of purpose under the pressures of family legacy.