- Shorts Programs
- 91 mins
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.
New year, new stories. These are reflections on the past, the future; and dangerous liaisons with your family, your country, the beyond, and within.
Content Advisory: Violence, Adult Content, Adult Language, Alcohol, Drug Use
In this program
THE OLD YOUNG CROW
Directed by Liam LoPinto
An Iranian boy befriends an old Japanese woman at a graveyard in Tokyo.
ASTONISHING LITTLE FEET
Directed by Maegan Houang
Afong Moy, the first documented Chinese woman to come to the United States, realizes the men who separated her from her family only have interest in profiting off the peculiarities of her bound feet.
Directed by Lilan Bowden
When a man-child refuses to get over his breakup, his two best friends try to cheer him up by taking him on a five-round drinking adventure around Koreatown.
VOICES OF NOVEMBER
Directed by Lam Can-zhao
An experimental animated documentary composed of minimalist visuals and the most powerful voices from the internet.
SHALLOTS AND GARLIC
Directed by Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto
When polar opposite sisters Nur and Karina reunite for their grandparents’ wedding anniversary dinner, Karina starts itching and blames Nur for putting garlic in her food.
RISE WITH THE SUN
Directed by Kristy Choi
A Korean immigrant truck driver clashes with his teenage daughter over whether to participate in a general labor strike.
Directed by Minha Song
The story follows Yong-shik, A burnt-out salaryman, who goes on an unexpected trip with his friend, Deok-jin, to their elementary school.
HAO HAO WAN WAN
Directed by Em Yue
We played games to the pass the time in our parents’ Chinese restaurants — they weren’t authentic, but they were good.