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FROM VISIONS TO REEL: GROWING PAINS

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

Witness the journey of identity and self-discovery unfold in these stories of growing up, where the path is anything but easy.

In this program


ACCIDENTALLY INTENTIONAL

Directed by Kevin Rahardjo

A 16-year-old teenager is watching porn for the first time when accidentally the audio is connected to his mother’s car Bluetooth. He is punished by his devout Christian parents and asked to repent without explanation.

CROSSROADS

Directed by Libby Chun

On the eve of her 16th birthday, Shylo Song must decide whether she, her younger sister, and their grandmother should leave their childhood home in the midst of a disastrous drought.

DIANA

Directed by Luo-Bing Pan

A young Chinese trans woman navigates through a fraudulent marriage and a turbulent friendship as a recent immigrant in the United States.

KOI

Directed by RJ Siu

KOI follows the misadventures of four Asian American roommates (RJ, David, Jihoon, Will) in their mid-twenties learning to work hard and play harder.

LADKE

Directed by Sruchi Patel

After seeing the coolest shoes on campus, Saloni, a hopeless romantic, embarks on a quest to find the boy wearing them. There’s only one problem: She has no idea what he looks like.

THỜI THƠ ẤU (CHILDHOOD)

Directed by Vi Tuong Bui

Thời Thơ Ấu (Childhood) explores my understanding of my bố mẹ (parents) as people outside of their roles as my parents through looking at how they dream for their late parents and homeland as former refugees of the American War in Vietnam / Vietnam War. 

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