- Shorts Programs
- 61 mins
We make playlists for every season, road trip, and life milestone. We assign songs to the way people make us feel, the right chord can sweep us into a dense nostalgia, a bassline can liberate us. Soundtracks do not belong only to movies, we belong to our music. This soul-serving collection of short films and music videos showcases a love note in the tune of life– from an elderly statesman of the Philippine jazz scene to an immigrant mother’s escape into a karaoke fantasy to a rocking reflection of one carefree youthful summer.
Folks who obsess on their Spotify wrapped and check their New Release Playlist every Friday, live for shazaming mid-movie for the break up scene soundtrack, and anyone who has an anthem for crossing the Bay Bridge.
Community Partners: TRAKTIVIST, AYPAL
In this program
Directed by Hang Luong Nguyen
Are we even living if we do not fantasize steamy love connections in aisle 3 of our Asian Market?
THE BODY OF MY NAME 名自字体
Directed by Rosie Choo Pidcock
Through a joyous celebration of dance and music, five Chinese Candians reclaim their Chinese names.
Directed by Melanie Lim
A prolific composer of Phillipine cinema, septuagenarian Winston Raval continues to strive for brand new sounds, for musical perfection, and for MORE.
DIFFERENT THAN BEFORE
Directed by Mayumi Yoshida
After a racially encharged encounter, a “keep your head down” father must decide when enough is enough.
Directed by Jess X. Snow
A drag sensation returns home to confront their estranged father about the childhood memories that continues to haunt them.
TEEN TROUBLES IN DIRTY JERSEY
Directed by Waley Wang
Based on the music and memories of indie musician Bryan Cho, a 17-year old Korean punk enjoys a carefree summer with this group of delinquiet friends in 90’s New Jersey.