SHAKE IT OFF SHORTS

Due to the global pandemic, many of us have been stuck inside our homes without the ability to move our bodies. In this dynamic shorts program, watch these characters dance, run, exercise and find creative ways to stay healthy. Come for the sweat, stay for the stories.

THIS PROGRAM IS ON DEMAND AND INCLUDES Q&A.

Co-Presenters: Pinterest AsiansUCLA Asian Pacific Alumni AssociationAYPAL: Building API Community PowerSF Dance Film FestivalTaiwaneseAmerican.orgSingaporeconnectChinese Community Health Plan

In this program


HIGH STRUNG

Directed by Melissa Kan

When two brothers must play each other at a junior tennis tournament, is there really a winner?

FITNESS! OR A STORY ABOUT SWEAT

Directed by Kana Hatakeyama

Filmmaker and Actor Kana Hatakeyama (OKAASAN) is back at CAAMFest with a new vibrant and hilarious story about seeking your joyful, deepest nature through technology, human connection…and sweat.

MAHÅLANG

Directed by Caili Quan, Elliot deBruyn, Nathaniel Brown

“Mahålang” is Caili Quan’s love letter to Guam: an exploration of family, nostalgia, identity and a longing for home through the lens of contemporary dance.

13 MILES FOR TOILET PAPER

Directed by Chalisa Phiboolsook

When filmmaker Chalisa Phiboolsook’s half marathon was cancelled due the COVID 19, she didn’t didn’t let that stop her from training in her own garage. In this touching short film, experience the eternal power of resiliency and a positive outlook.

TRACE

Directed by Wesley Chan

TRACE is a wild, sci-fi action film brought by creative minds at Wong Fu Productions and OSU Films. War and disaster have scarred the world.

YUAN YUAN AND THE HOLLOW MONSTER

Directed by Catherine Chen

Adorable and touching, YUAN YUAN AND THE HOLLOW MONSTER is a beautiful film by filmmaker Catherine Chen.

REACT

Directed by Nobuyuki Arai, Takahiro Sato

ReAct is brand video of KUDEN, flagship model Samurai Mode Series. The final mission/goal of KUDEN, CEO Takahiro Sato is employment of disabled people.

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