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ABOUT A SHORT FILM

Film

ABOUT A SHORT FILM

Directed by Kevin Yee
A gay Asian musical-comedian from Canada gets super meta in this short film about – wait for it…

ANIMAL

Film

ANIMAL

Directed by Bahman Ark
A man dons the disguise of a ram as he attempts to cross the border.

BED & BREAKFAST

Film

BED & BREAKFAST

Directed by Anna Mikami
Words are not needed when two couples have a run-in at a bed and breakfast inn, and glances…

BUFFALO NICKEL

Film

BUFFALO NICKEL

Directed by Youthana Yuos
A bored and lonely Indian American woman unwittingly calls upon the powers of a Social Media Influencer who…

BUNNY MAN

Film

BUNNY MAN

Directed by Athena Han
As a discussion among four friends about the differences between FOB (fresh off the boat) and CBC (Canadian…

BY YOUR SIDE

Film

BY YOUR SIDE

Directed by Chris Tomkins, Marisa Na Nakhorn-Brown
Two very different half-sisters meet for the first time after the death of their father, and find unexpected…

CHERRY

Film

CHERRY

Directed by Eugene Kim
When a down-on-his-luck former R&B singer discovers his car has been towed and a girl’s number missing, he…

CONTINUUM

Film

CONTINUUM

Directed by Justin Chien, Ryan Alexander Huang
On the night his daughter is killed in an accident, an estranged father attempts to save her life…

CONTOURS

Film

CONTOURS

Directed by Javian Ashton Le
Existing between her parents' unfamiliar heritage and the norms of Western society, a teenage girl’s refuge in a…

DAUGHTER

Film

DAUGHTER

Directed by Amanda Lee
DAUGHTER explores an immigrant mother’s pain and worry about her transgender daughter and examines the perspective of a…
COMCAST Narratives

DEMOLITION GIRL

Film

DEMOLITION GIRL

Directed by Genta Matsugami
A high school girl supports her unemployed family in an unusual way — as a performer in fetish…

DOLPA DIARY

Film

DOLPA DIARY

Directed by Prasna Dongol
A young woman battles her inner demons as she solo treks across Dolpo.

DOWN ON THE SIDEWALK IN WAIKIKI

Film

DOWN ON THE SIDEWALK IN WAIKIKI

Directed by Justyn Ah Chong
In between his growing frustrations toward cleaning up after tourists and reflections on a traumatizing memory, a voice…
COMCAST Narratives

EMPTY BY DESIGN

Film

EMPTY BY DESIGN

Directed by Andrea A. Walter
Two strangers rediscover the Philippines after life abroad, finding both familiarity and detachment in their journeys. As they…

ENGAGED

Film

ENGAGED

Directed by David Scala
Darren is struggling to propose to Elliott when the universe continues to seemingly sidetrack him. However, after being…

GAMERS

Film

GAMERS

Directed by Searit Huluf
An amateur female gamer is given a once in a lifetime opportunity to try out for a pro…
COMCAST Narratives

GO BACK TO CHINA

Film

GO BACK TO CHINA

Directed by Emily Ting
Trust fund princess Sasha lives on daddy’sbankroll, so any disturbance to the filial order means goodbye credit cards…

HALWA

Film

HALWA

Directed by Gayatri Bajpai, Nirav Bhakta
When Sujata, an empty-nester, gets an unexpected piece of news about her secret childhood sweetheart and best friend…
COMCAST Narratives

HAPPY CLEANERS

Film

HAPPY CLEANERS

Directed by Julian Kim, Peter S. Lee
Grab a seat at the Choi's dinner table for an intergenerational, international culture clash. A Korean American family…

IN FULL BLOOM

Film

IN FULL BLOOM

Directed by Maegan Houang
When a mourning widow orders worms to grow a rare flower, their assistance comes at a price when…
COMCAST Narratives

IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC

Film

IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC

Directed by Caylee Sol, Sok Visal
IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC tells the story of how one song, “Champa Battambang,” made famous by Sinn…

JANE

Film

JANE

Directed by Abraham Felix
When an isolated multiracial woman rediscovers a childhood diary, painful memories threaten to derail her attempt to take…
Special Presentations

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

Film

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

Directed by Wayne Wang
Come join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of THE JOY LUCK CLUB, one of the most…

KADO (A GIFT)

Film

KADO (A GIFT)

Directed by Aditya Ahmad
Isfi can wear her comfortable pants among her male friends, but she has to wear a hijab to…
COMCAST Narratives

LAST SUNRISE

Film

LAST SUNRISE

Directed by Wen Ren
In the future, the world becomes reliant on solar energy. But what happens when the sun goes dark?…

LUMPIA CAMPESINA

Film

LUMPIA CAMPESINA

Directed by Robert Karimi
Fake mustaches are stroked in this parody of how to make community-uniting lumpia. Spoiler alert: It’s delicious!

MAN OF PA-ALING

Film

MAN OF PA-ALING

Directed by E Del Mundo
After 65 years of working, a retired manong fisherman struggles to figure out how to fill his time.

MANILA IS FULL OF MEN NAMED BOY

Film

MANILA IS FULL OF MEN NAMED BOY

Directed by Andrew Stephen Lee
When an estranged American son purchases a child to impress his father, but the plan backfires when the…

MOONWALK WITH ME

Film

MOONWALK WITH ME

Directed by So Young Shelly Yo
A story from the heart about a Korean American girl named Juno who is haunted by her father's…
COMCAST Narratives

MS. PURPLE

Film

MS. PURPLE

Directed by Justin Chon
On the heels of the Sundance 2019 premiere, writer/director Justin Chon (GOOK, CAAMFest 2017) brings his visionary storytelling…

MY MOTHER, MYSELF & I

Film

MY MOTHER, MYSELF & I

Directed by King Yaw Soon
Four vignettes, four mother-son moments, one unspoken truth.

OKAASAN (MOM)

Film

OKAASAN (MOM)

Directed by Kana Hatakeyama
In rural Japan, a mother and daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the loss of a loved…

THE PIT WHERE WE WERE BORN

Film

THE PIT WHERE WE WERE BORN

Directed by Alexander Bocchieri
Just as a father and son reunite at the family ‘imu, their past makes itself known in the…

REACH

Film

REACH

Directed by Mike Wierzenski, Mina Park
When a young woman struggling with body image issues posts a photo of herself online, we follow the…

SILVER BANGLES

Film

SILVER BANGLES

Directed by Roshan Thakuri
A woman takes extreme measures in order to save her childless marriage.

SPEAK EASY B

Film

SPEAK EASY B

Directed by Becca Park, Jun Shimizu
How does one come to terms with depression? For B, it takes a trip deep in the mind…

THE SPORTS DAY

Film

THE SPORTS DAY

Directed by Lin Tu
A couple’s naïve attempt at playing hooky quickly turns bizarre when their rented room has something unexplainable going…
Special Presentations

STILL HUMAN

Film

STILL HUMAN

Directed by Oliver Siu Kuen Chan
Offering a glimpse of the challenges facing overseas domestic workers in Hong Kong’s projects, Oliver Siu Kuen Chan’s…

SUPERMONK

Film

SUPERMONK

Directed by Shenang Gyamjo Tamang
An engaging tale of a little monk whose life takes a dramatic turn – just like in the…

TATTINI (THE MOON IS BRIGHT TONIGHT)

Film

TATTINI (THE MOON IS BRIGHT TONIGHT)

Directed by Abinash Bikram Shah
The young widow of a migrant worker wants to start a new life with her husband’s insurance money...
Special Presentations

THE DRAGON PAINTER

Film

THE DRAGON PAINTER

Directed by William Worthington
One of the first Asian American films in history, THE DRAGON PAINTER is a dreamy and surreal romance…
Special Presentations

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

Film

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

Directed by Ry Russo-Young
A modern-day story about finding love against all odds, “The Sun Is Also a Star” explores whether our…
COMCAST Narratives

TIGER

Film

TIGER

Directed by Alister Grierson
TIGER is a powerful film about a Sikh American boxer who is banned from the boxing commission for…

TIRKHA (THE THIRST)

Film

TIRKHA (THE THIRST)

Directed by Bhabasagar Ghimire
A young girl thirsts for knowledge but struggles to be on time at school.

U

Film

U

Directed by Lala Openi
A spoken word narrates the reflections Openi makes on the depths of the relationship between their lover and…

THE VISIT

Film

THE VISIT

Directed by Roxy Shih
While an expecting couple visit the woman’s aging grandmother in the rural mountains of Taiwan, everything turns sour…
COMCAST Narratives

THE WIDOWED WITCH

Film

THE WIDOWED WITCH

Directed by Cai Chengjie
Winner of the top prize at the Rotterdam Film Festival, director Cai Chengjie’s debut feature— which was shot…
Galas

YELLOW ROSE

Film

YELLOW ROSE

Directed by Diane Paragas
Rose Garcia was born to be a star. She’s an aspiring country singer in the heart of Texas…

ZERO ONE

Film

ZERO ONE

Directed by Nick Neon
Zero One follows Jimmy Park through NYC for the last 24 hours of 2013. He’s visiting home for…

ZOETIC

Film

ZOETIC

Directed by Julie Zhan, Wesley Chan
A coming of age story about a single, 60-year-old Chinese immigrant mother who, for the first time ever,…