Section

Special Presentations

Pay special attention to our Special Presentations as we revisit stories from our heritage, history and identities, and discover how they still hold true to the stories we try to tell today.

Documentary Features, Special Presentations

A LONG MARCH

Film

A LONG MARCH

Directed by TS Botkin
Many Philippine migration stories, here in California and across the nation, are linked to the thousands of Filipino…
Shorts Programs, Special Presentations

ASIAN AMERICAN STORIES OF RESILIENCE AND BEYOND

Program

ASIAN AMERICAN STORIES OF RESILIENCE AND BEYOND

The Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc) together with WORLD Channel and Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) have…
Narrative Features, Special Presentations

KODOMOBANPAKU

Film

KODOMOBANPAKU

Directed by Norikazu Oda
"Kodomobanpanpaku" is an event for children by children. Izumi, along with her friend Yuri, decide to organize it…
Special Presentations

LAST LESSON

Film

LAST LESSON

Directed by Ruslan Akun
Last Lesson is about the life of high school students, their concerns and dreams.
Special Presentations

Re:collections

Film

Re:collections

Directed by Yo-Yo Lin 林友友
Amid a pandemic, a Taiwanese-American artist returns to her motherland, navigating medical and familial wounds and discovering ancient…
Narrative Features, Special Presentations

SALAAM BOMBAY!

Film

SALAAM BOMBAY!

Directed by Mira Nair
After destroying his older brother's motorbike in retaliation for his constant bullying, 11-year-old Krishna (Shafiq Syed) is sent…
Documentary Features, Special Presentations

SURF NATION

Film

SURF NATION

Directed by Jeremiah M. Bogert Jr., Jessica Q. Chen
With surfing being included in the Olympics for the first time, a coming of age story unfolds as…
Documentary Features, Special Presentations

WATERMAN

Film

WATERMAN

Directed by Isaac Halasima
Surfing legend. Olympic superstar. Hawaiian Icon. American hero.