- Shorts Programs
- 91 mins
Romance these days. #AMIRITE
From relationships with Artificial Intelligence to the unspoken fight with your crush, these films give glimpses of the awkwardness and rush of modern romance.
In this program
Directed by Calvin Sang
Feuding couple Jamie and Millie are brought back together with the help of their AI home-assistant Ada and a musical extravaganza.
Directed by Azumi Hasegawa
An elderly widow combs the beach in search of treasure and discovers a gold tooth that magically changes her lonely life.
Directed by Chouwa Liang
During their special “dates” with their artificially intelligent companions, three young Chinese women reflect on the uniqueness and boundaries of such intimate relationships.
Directed by Jesse Ung
A closeted Chinese international student living in New Zealand plans to lose his virginity to a stranger that he meets online.
Directed by Danech San
A young beautician working late at night gives into her restrained interest in a deliveryman who spends his evenings driving Phnom Penh’s streets by motorbike.
Directed by Lanca Li
An unexpected tropical encounter sparks a fragile romance between a wanna-be astronaut and a village farm boy.