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AFTERLIFE

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.

The rear-view mirror reflects the past, so let’s focus on the road ahead. To a place that acknowledges and accepts grief. Resilience will be our respite.

In this program


DAISY IS GONE

Directed by Ziyao Liu

An absurdist sci-fi with comedic overtones.

FRAGMENTED

Directed by T. L. Quach

The late stage of dementia erases memories of his wife, but her recollection of their past renews their bond.

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

Directed by Camila Sagyntkan

After the death of his love, a middle-aged man tries to find a new sense of life against all changes in the country.

I LOVE YOU, YOUR KAMO

Directed by Isaac Kau

A 93-year old Taiwanese widow recounts her love story with her late husband and the sacrifices they made for their children while 6,891 miles apart.

INTO THE EMERALD SEA

Directed by Asuka Lin

Suzu emerges from the ocean after a long disappearance, reuniting with their grandmother – who has reincarnated into a sea turtle.

L.A. COFFIN SCHOOL

Directed by Erin Li

A once-renowned Chinese painter is kicked out of her son’s home, prompting her to enroll in a controversial school that claims to teach people how to start life anew.

QUEERFULLY DEPARTED

Directed by Trent Nakamura

A beyond the grave love story between a patient and her gynecologist.