Genre

Coming-Of-Age

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A Peacock Dance

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A Peacock Dance

Directed by Emily Eng
An Asian American girl attending Chinese School faces personal obstacles fitting in with her classmates.
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Bind

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Bind

Directed by Emory Chao Johnson
Jules gets a surprise visit from their mom…and their chest binder.
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Black Ghost Son

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Black Ghost Son

Directed by Chris Low
Eddie, a first generation Chinese American, is learning how to become a father and his son, Troy, is…
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Blue Suit

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Blue Suit

Directed by Kevin J. Nguyễn
When a surprise party interrupts his plans, an anxious man has to find a moment to confess his…
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Gay As In Happy: A Queer Anti-Tragedy

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Gay As In Happy: A Queer Anti-Tragedy

Directed by Jordana Valerie Allen-Shim
An experimental auto-ethnographical documentary about queer joy, resistance, and resilience in the face of abuse, trauma, and transphobia.
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Graduation

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Graduation

Directed by Robin Wang
Following a graduation celebration, four Chinese must navigate their relationships' future as dictated by the circumstances of life…
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Here We Stay

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Here We Stay

Directed by Joon Kim
A man desperate to sell his late mother's house realizes that his childhood home has other plans for…
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Hinekura

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Hinekura

Directed by Becs Arahanga
The story of one young woman’s rite of passage as she steps into her destiny.
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Kama’aina (Child of the Land)

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Kama’aina (Child of the Land)

Directed by Kimi Howl Lee
A queer sixteen-year-old girl, Mahina must navigate life on the streets in Oahu, until she eventually finds refuge…
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Mama Yen

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Mama Yen

Directed by Jiale Hu
How a Vietnam War refugee has lost, found, and brought the taste of home for others in American…
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Moloka’i Bound

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Moloka’i Bound

Directed by Alika Maikau
A wayward young man, recently released from prison, struggles to reconnect with his son and Hawaiian heritage.
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Sixteen

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Sixteen

Directed by Nahyeon Lee
“Sixteen” is a coming-of-age short film that blends vignettes of domesticity with chaotic K-Pop fantasies in an honest…
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Still Trying

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Still Trying

Directed by Nicole N Nequinto
Alex (25) is finally ready to move out of the house—that is, until her recently divorced mother breaks…
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Valley

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Valley

Directed by Allan Zhang Tran
Two childhood friends ditch school during their senior year. What starts as a day of teenage frivolity ends…