Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
Whether assembled through home video in Syria, audio recordings in Texas, or with visionary animation from Singapore, these works gently invite you over the traditional line of nonfiction storytelling;
A filmmaker returns to his homeland to shoot a film as he discovers his childhood is as fictional as the film he is making.
A day in the life of several Asian Americans at home during the Covid-19 lockdowns.
In the space of a moment, perception embarks on an epic journey through the memories forming the identity of an American born Asian.
The film collects multiple different memories and recollections of soldiers manifested through animation as a means to recreate the atmosphere of memory.
A love letter explores the filmmaker’s early memories in the Philippines and her search for refuge from pandemic anxiety and domestic claustrophobia.
A writer-director struggles with her profound sense of loss after the sudden death of her father, who dies while visiting his homeland of India.
The story of a grandfather’s perilous swim from China to Hong Kong that parallels his granddaughter’s own quest for a new freedom.
After ten years apart, a Scottish filmmaker tries to reconnect with her Syrian cousin, their paths separated by war.
An exploration of loss and regeneration told through still images, field recordings, and What’s App voice notes.