ALTERED STATES SHORTS

All seems well and good then you realize a creepy man-sized bunny is staring at you. What do you do? Join us for this genre-bending program that dares to explore the fantastical realm between truth and the surreal. This rollercoaster of stories and characters will take you to the limits.

 

Co-presented by Pacific Islanders in Communications, 

In this program


ANIMAL

Directed by Bahman Ark

A man dons the disguise of a ram as he attempts to cross the border.

BUNNY MAN

Directed by Athena Han

As a discussion among four friends about the differences between FOB (fresh off the boat) and CBC (Canadian born Chinese) gets heated, the presence of a mysterious bunny mascot sends the situation over the edge.

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 from within arises from a soft-spoken janitor.

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 they create a black hole that absorbs everything she cherishes. When all is nearly lost, she is faced with the reality to re-assimilate into society.

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 present and hints at its effect of their future.

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 on.

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 when the grandmother mysteriously disappears.

Dates & Times
AMC Kabuki 8

Fri May 10
9:50 pm