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  1. Grandmother and Me

    Kat Cole / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Documentary, Experimental, Short / 7 mins
    When love for someone necessitates and facilitates a facade, what is it exactly that one must do? In a moving letter addressed to her husband’s late grandmother, Kat Cole expresses her quiet longing for acceptance and her husband Del’s internal struggle with having to keep both his worlds separate.
    Plays In:

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 15, 2018 8:50 pm Not Available

  2. Half Widow

    Danish Renzu / Narratives / India / 2017 / 91 mins
    Inspired by the life of activist Parveena Ahanger, HALF WIDOW is a story of loss and self-actualization amidst the tense backdrop of the Kashmir conflict between China, India, and Pakistan. When Neela’s husband disappears from their home in Srinagar, she goes in search of answers and a means to tell his story.
    Half Widow

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 12:10 pm Not Available

    Half Widow

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 16, 2018 9:00 pm Not Available

  3. Halfway Home: Asian American Art in the Central Valley

    Steve Arounsack / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2018 / 27 mins
    Spotlighting four artists living and working in California’s Central Valley, this CAAM co-produced project is an affirmation of the cultural and artistic practices Asian American communities are often forced to shed through processes of immigration and assimilation.
    Halfway Home: Asian American Art in the Central Valley

    Oakland Asian Cultural Center
    May 19, 2018 7:00 pm Not Available

  4. Havana Divas

    Louisa Wei / Documentaries / Hong Kong / 2018 / 90 mins
    Caridad and Georgina, octogenarian Cantonese Opera singers who grew up in Havana’s Barrio Chino, trace their place in the history of Cuba’s Chinese diaspora and their role in preserving the last vestiges of this community’s culture.
    Havana Divas

    Roxie Theater
    May 20, 2018 5:40 pm Not Available

  5. Hella Strangers

    Chelsea Chang / Shorts / USA / 2018 / Short / 27 mins
    Creator/actor Chelsea Chang takes us to a “Heaven & Hell” house party for some 90s Bay Area QPOC realness. Smitten with party host Genica, Chang tries to keep her cool amidst rapper quarrels, dancing, and sexual tension. Does Genica want Chang in the friend zone, or is she looking for love?
    Plays In:

    New People Cinema
    May 12, 2018 4:30 pm At Rush

  6. Hoai (Ongoing, Memory)

    Quyên Nquyen-Le / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 10 mins
    Not long after breaking up with her longtime girlfriend and moving back in with her refugee father, Hoai suddenly finds herself going head-to-head with the paralleling tensions of her father’s experience during the Vietnam War, and the current xenophobia in the United States.
    Plays In:

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 14, 2018 6:40 pm Not Available

  7. I Am Because You Are

    STEFAN C. SCHAEFER / Shorts / USA / 2017 / 20 mins
    Kaiea needs to find a way to preserve his grandfather’s memories before Alzheimer’s erodes them. His grandfather experienced the Maui of the past and saw the horrors of the Vietnam War, and it’s up to Kaiea to keep his grandfather’s legacy alive by sharing his story.

    Precedes: Out of State

    Out of State

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 3:10 pm Not Available

  8. I Can, I Will, I Did

    Nadine Truong / Narratives / USA / 2017 / 110 mins
    Ben, a foster teen who is injured as a result of bullying, finds the meaning of discipline and peace through taekwondo. A compelling narrative of growth, forgiveness, and perseverance. Based on the teachings of Grand Master Ik Jo Kang, who plays a fictionalized version of himself.
    I Can, I Will, I Did

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 12, 2018 3:30 pm Not Available

  9. Iron Hands

    Johnson Cheng / Shorts / China, USA / 2017 / 10 mins
    A girl preparing to try out for the all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team forms a bond with a gym’s secluded groundskeeper when he assists her with her technique.
    Plays In:

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 14, 2018 6:40 pm Not Available

  10. Island Soldier

    Nathan Fitch / Special Presentations / Micronesia / 2017 / 82 mins
    Warriors for a country that isn’t theirs, soldiers from the Micronesian island of Kosrae lay down their lives for the U.S. military without the benefits of citizenship. Honest and touching, the film tells the story of a community ripped apart by the loss of its members and the people healing it.

    Preceded by: Lady Eva

    Island Soldier

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 11, 2018 5:20 pm Not Available