BEYOND MAGIC

This fresh and unique shorts collection celebrate new stories and the creative minds who dream them up.

Program includes exclusive Q&A with selected filmmakers.

In this program


BETWEEN THE LINES

Directed by Amyra Soriano

In a world saturated by what if’s and has been’s, a Filipino American daughter delves into home video tapes to connect with her younger self and a space that no longer exists: home

SAFE AMONG STARS

Directed by Jess X. Snow

In this atmospheric short, a queer Chinese American woman struggles to tell her immigrant mother and her partner the reason why she left school. Using her powers, she teleports into her own galaxy where no violence can touch her.

MAGICAL MESSAGES: WE WERE MADE FOR THESE TIMES

Directed by Kirthi Nath

Anchored from the perspective of a Desi woman living in the United States, Magical Messages: We Were Made For These Times is a short experimental documentary film that reclaims South Asian traditions of yoga, Buddhism and earth based mysticism for a poetic and intersectional feminist meditation on wisdom, collective healing and women of color solidarity movements.