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All Films & Events

Listed here are all the Festival film and events, in alphabetical order.


Shorts Program

AP ADVANCED PARENTING

Program AP ADVANCED PARENTING Parenthood is a roller coaster of highs and lows, happiness, sorrow, and everything in between.

APARTMENT 605

Film APARTMENT 605 Directed by Bianca Catbagan Mika visits their father’s apartment when they are interrupted by a stranger at the door.
Shorts Program, VC Presents

ARMED WITH A CAMERA VOL. 2024

Program ARMED WITH A CAMERA VOL. 2024 Join us in a special opening night with a program of films by the Armed with a Camera…
Cinema Musica

ART OF WORK

Film ART OF WORK Directed by Patrick Cruz Art of Work is a compelling exploration of self-discovery, cultural identity, and healing through Hip Hop dance and…

ART21: CHRISTINE SUN KIM

Film ART21: CHRISTINE SUN KIM Directed by Chiemi Karasawa A portrait of artist Christine Sun Kim and her practice.
Documentary Features

ASHIMA

Film ASHIMA Directed by Kenji Tsukamoto A year in the life of 13-year-old elite rock climber Ashima Shiraishi as she balances fame, career, and…

ASIAN BITCHES SPEAK

Film ASIAN BITCHES SPEAK Directed by Janet Chen (Ma) After generations of cultural silence, years of pandemic anxiety, and one anti-Asian hate crime, queer filmmaker Janet and…

BABY GAY

Film BABY GAY Directed by Arielle Frances Bagood Desperate to finally prove her bisexuality, Stevie Lee bluffs her way into a lesbian threesome thinking she’ll “figure…

BALIK/BAYAN

Film BALIK/BAYAN Directed by Paula Kiley A balikbayan box company owner explores the ways in which balikbayan boxes shaped his perception of the U.S.,…

BEFORE DAWN, KABUL TIME

Film BEFORE DAWN, KABUL TIME Directed by Tara Motamedi In the wake of the Americans announcing their withdrawal from Afghanistan, an Afghan prosecutor fleeing from the Taliban…

BEST FIENDS

Film BEST FIENDS Directed by Jonathan De Guzman II Two best friends confront each other about their friendship and vape addiction.
Reel Life

BEYOND BORDERED HISTORIES

Film BEYOND BORDERED HISTORIES Directed by Zaynah Waseem Beyond Bordered Histories is an intercultural audio-visual multimedia exhibit using archival photographs and moving images to explore the…

BIRD DRONE

Film BIRD DRONE Directed by Radheya Jegatheva A lonely seagull struggles to accept that his newfound object of affection is a human-operated drone with a…

BORN IN A CONCENTRATION CAMP

Film BORN IN A CONCENTRATION CAMP Directed by David and Mark Kuroda I was the first baby born in the Amache Concentration Camp, Colorado.
Democracy Series, Documentary Features

BREAKING THE CYCLE

Film BREAKING THE CYCLE Directed by Aekaphong Saransate, Thanakrit Duangmaneeporn Breaking The Cycle captures the political awakening among Thais after the rise and fall of Thanathorn, a young…