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A Hundred Joys

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A Hundred Joys

Directed by Amanda Ann-Min Wong
"A Hundred Joys" pairs cinematic impressions of Toronto's East Chinatown neighbourhood alongside interviews with residents and business owners,…
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A New Normal

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A New Normal

Directed by Asavari Kumar
Subverting the limitations of digital intimacy, “A New Normal” seeks to define the meaning of home and belonging…
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Special Presentations, Feature Documentaries

A Sexplanation

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A Sexplanation

Directed by Alex Liu
From neuroscience labs to church pews, A Sexplanation features provocative conversations with psychologists, sex researchers—and even a Jesuit…
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A Woman’s Land

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A Woman’s Land

Directed by Alina Peng and Charles Zhang
Karma, a Bhutanese farmer, has not seen a successful harvest in 10 years due to climate-induced water scarcity.…
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Special Presentations, Feature Narratives

Americanish

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Americanish

Directed by Iman Zawahry
In Jackson Heights, Queens, career-driven sisters Maryam and Sam and their newly-immigrated cousin Ameera must navigate the consistent…
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Americanized

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Americanized

Directed by Erica Eng
A high school basketball player struggles to fit in, on and off the court.
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An Interloper’s Kiss

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An Interloper’s Kiss

Directed by Grace Kim
A portrait of a woman’s everyday domestic life from the perspective of an unlikely, voyeuristic love interest.
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Feature Documentaries, Pacific Showcase

Cane Fire

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Cane Fire

Directed by Anthony Banua-Simon
Cane Fire examines the past and present of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi, interweaving four generations of family…
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Connection

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Connection

Directed by Achim Mendoza
A Filipino musician discovers an unauthorized cover of his song made by a rival content creator, leading to…
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COVER/AGE

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COVER/AGE

Directed by Set Hernandez Rongkilyo
The Affordable Care Act denies undocumented immigrants access to healthcare. While laws in California have made healthcare available…
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Crouching Comic

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Crouching Comic

Directed by Alberta Poon
A surreal act unfolds as an Asian American comedian takes to an open mic to battle the insecurities…
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Day Break

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Day Break

Directed by Louisa Phung
On the razor's edge between awake and asleep, a young woman fights her deepest nightmare.
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Dirty Business

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Dirty Business

Directed by Yutao Chen
Plastic recycling workers in Minh Khai, Vietnam wrestle with the blessings and curses of an empire built on…
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Distant Learning

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Distant Learning

Directed by Sergio M. Rapu and Elena GK Rapu
In the face of a global travel shutdown, a Rapanui father living in Minnesota tries to maintain ties…
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Egg

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Egg

Directed by Li-Wei Hsu
On a plastic-formed island in the great Pacific ocean, a lonely man found and hatched a supermarket egg.
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Extra Credit

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Extra Credit

Directed by Angel Yau
An auto-biographical stop-motion animation about the filmmaker’s experience with school and learning as a shy and awkward kid.
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F1-100

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F1-100

Directed by Emory Chao Johnson
Video, illustration, and animation are combined in this intimate portrait of an international art student studying abroad in…
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Fugetsu-Do

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Fugetsu-Do

Directed by Kaia Rose
An intimate portrait of the 117-year-old Japanese sweet shop that has become a memory bank for the Little…
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FYI

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FYI

Directed by Paolo Rein
“FYI” is a journey of overcoming the systemic oppression of Hollywood gatekeeping and pre-labeled narratives. Our main character…
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Feature Documentaries

George Nakashima, Woodworker

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George Nakashima, Woodworker

Directed by John Nakashima
A modernist architect during the Great Depression sets out on global journey to find his reason for being.…
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Golden Boy

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Golden Boy

Directed by Kitty Hu
A father and daughter navigate the new responsibility of caregiving and face challenges in their own relationship, while…
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Gone Camping

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Gone Camping

Directed by Emily Kim
An awkward tween, desperate to fit in, is forced to miss a crucial sleepover when she is dragged…
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H.A.G.S. (Have A Good Summer)

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H.A.G.S. (Have A Good Summer)

Directed by Sean Wang
A portrait of growing up told through the pages of a middle school yearbook.
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Hajun Blooms

Film

Hajun Blooms

Directed by Mary Kim
In an attempt to explore their sexuality, Hajun descends into the heart of their church's core beliefs of…
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Hawaiian Soul

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Hawaiian Soul

Directed by ʻĀina Paikai
I can recall the way your voice would fill the room, and we would all be stilled by…
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Feature Narratives, Pacific Showcase

I Was A Simple Man

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I Was A Simple Man

Directed by Christopher Makoto Yogi
A family in Hawai'i faces the imminent death of their eldest as the ghosts of the past haunt…
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Feature Narratives

in another language

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in another language

Directed by Masaya Tsutsumi
Tokyo, summer 2020. In a “One Coin English Cafe” where participants can enjoy English conversation for a small…
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In Loving Memory (of Who We Used to Be)

Film

In Loving Memory (of Who We Used to Be)

Directed by Vicky Lee
"In Loving Memory (of Who We Used to Be)" is reminiscent of the growing pains and awkward tween…
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Journey to the East

Film

Journey to the East

Directed by Eve Liu
A Woman with No Name retrieves her husband’s bones from a gang of mythical Chinese Cowboys.
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JUNK

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JUNK

Directed by Rose Kang
Amy and her mom work through their distant relationship while escaping a junk realm from her mother's hoarding.
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Kalinga (Care)

Film

Kalinga (Care)

Directed by Kent Donguines
“Kalinga” (Care) shares the stories of several Filipina caregivers and nannies in Vancouver, bearing witness to their sacrifices…
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Koreatown Ghost Story

Film

Koreatown Ghost Story

Directed by Minsun Park and Teddy Tenenbaum
In this supernatural horror tale based on a Korean ritual and starring Margaret Cho and Lyrica Okano, a…
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Kuroshio Current

Film

Kuroshio Current

Directed by Kun-Yu Lai
A Taiwanese immigrant tries to face the past he has been avoiding through an amulet.
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Learning Tagalog with Kayla

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Learning Tagalog with Kayla

Directed by Kayla Abuda Galang
Kayla offers a lesson in Tagalog, the language of her homeland.
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Lion On The Mat

Film

Lion On The Mat

Directed by Asali Echols
A Vietnamese-American single mother pours herself into martial arts as a way to overcome past trauma.
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Little Sky

Film

Little Sky

Directed by Jess X. Snow
Haunted by their childhood memories, Chinese American drag sensation, Sky returns to their hometown to confront their estranged…
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Feature Narratives, Pacific Showcase

LOIMATA, The Sweetest Tears

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LOIMATA, The Sweetest Tears

Directed by Anna Marbrook
CW: sexual abuse, death Samoan Lilo Ema Siope is six feet tall, has the strength of three men,...
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Lola’s Work

Film

Lola’s Work

Directed by Richard O'Connor
After years of labor in the Philippines, Crescenciana Tan came to the U.S. to help raise her grandchildren,…
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Longing for Hawai’i

Film

Longing for Hawai’i

Directed by Katia Kalei Barricklow
In the face of colonial erasure, one ‘ohana’s journey into the past reveals a hidden history about the…
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Mahålang

Film

Mahålang

Directed by and 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…
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Mawhialeo Ote Alowha / Our Love

Film

Mawhialeo Ote Alowha / Our Love

Directed by Valeriya Golovina
Meli and her husband Avito reflect on the pivotal decision of their lives—when they left the tiny atoll…
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Morkovcha

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Morkovcha

Directed by Lidiya Kan
This documentary tells the story of one family’s nearly century-long journey from Korea to the Russian Far East…
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Night & Day

Film

Night & Day

Directed by Paolo Bitanga
Blending documentary and fiction, a mother′s home comes alive once a year when her many children return for…
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No Dogs

Film

No Dogs

Directed by Randal Kamradt
Set against the Watsonville race riots that set central California ablaze in 1930, Filipino American Marisol seeks shelter…
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Out Of Order

Film

Out Of Order

Directed by Trevor Zhou
When a man awakens in a hotel room and realizes he drunkenly cheated on his wife, a sinister…
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Pua Warriors

Film

Pua Warriors

Directed by Sophia Whalen
“Pua Warriors” is an animated action film about magical girls Leilani, Ayaka, and Jasmine who need to prevent…
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Purea

Film

Purea

Directed by Kath Akuhata-Brown
Māori elder, Hamo, returns to her ancestral home and finds it empty. Offering karakia (prayers) she calls on…
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Receiver

Film

Receiver

Directed by Cavan Campbell
Isolated on the night shift, an idealistic telephone counsellor is confronted by an insidious caller with the power…
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River of Small Gods

Film

River of Small Gods

Directed by Bradley Tangonan
Displaced from her home, a Native Hawaiian woman named Anela takes a job from a mysterious sculptor to…
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Rooted

Film

Rooted

Directed by Mia Kami
A music video for the people of Pasifika by Pasifika people
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SALT

Film

SALT

Directed by David Chai
An irritated little brother and his bossy older sister come to learn that saying “I love you” doesn’t…
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Feature Narratives

See You Then

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See You Then

Directed by Mari Walker
A decade after abruptly breaking up with Naomi, Kris invites her to dinner to discuss their complicated lives,…
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Seeds

Film

Seeds

Directed by Denise Zhou
Desperate to salvage her less-than-remarkable 13th birthday, Georgia plots an escape to the crowded streets of Brooklyn with…
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Smiley Death Face

Film

Smiley Death Face

Directed by Andrew Patrick Torrez
A young girl stumbles into a text message conversation with an anonymous person who communicates entirely in Emojis.
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sống ở đây | to live here

Film

sống ở đây | to live here

Directed by Melanie Dang Ho
Exploring the intimacy of the mundane, “sống ở đây” focuses on the lives of Vietnamese shrimpers and elderly…
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Sunday

Film

Sunday

Directed by Sean Wang
A young couple spends what could be their last night together.
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Ta Hasso I Manaina (Let’s Remember Our Ancestors)

Film

Ta Hasso I Manaina (Let’s Remember Our Ancestors)

Directed by Neil Tinkham
Members of the Kutturan Chamoru Foundation meet online to create a new in-language chant
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Thank You, Come Again

Film

Thank You, Come Again

Directed by Nirav Bhakta
An Undocumented Indian American convenience store clerk comes crashing into his subconscious as he grieves the death of…
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Feature Documentaries

The Celine Archive

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The Celine Archive

Directed by Celine Parreñas Shimizu
What does it mean to be descendants of gendered violence? The Celine Archive is an act of journalism,...
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The Density of Vā

Film

The Density of Vā

Directed by Ropate Kama
This experimental video poem depicts the collective grief of ongoing ecological crisis in the Pacific islands. It invokes...
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The Discovery

Film

The Discovery

Directed by Jill Von Dae
Captain Esson Halser is alone on Planet Aurelia, Earth's nearest inhabited planet, to extract all organic life forms…
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The Gem Project

Film

The Gem Project

Directed by Paolo Rein
SoulTree, an artist who happens to be undocumented, must confront past versions of herself in order to pave…
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The Pākalā Kids

Film

The Pākalā Kids

Directed by Gavin Arucan
On the run from their home in the rustic plantation town of Pākalā Village, two best friends, Lani…
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The Rose of Manila

Film

The Rose of Manila

Directed by Alex Westfall
An imagined telling of the formative years of Imelda Marcos, who would become infamous for embezzling billions from…
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Feature Documentaries

The Six

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The Six

Directed by Arthur Jones
The untold story of RMS Titanic's Chinese survivors.
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The Vahine

Film

The Vahine

Directed by Camille Mỹ Giang
A surprising and unconventional, danced sign language brings together a deaf boy and a Tahitian dancer through an…
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Third Culture Kid

Film

Third Culture Kid

Directed by Truong Dam
James Heinrich Nguyen, a “third culture kid,” is battling an inner conflict about cultural heritage, identity, and marriage.
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Thơ

Film

Thơ

Directed by Heather Muriel Nguyễn and Jake Villadolid
Thơ ventures into romance as a Vietnamese-American panromantic asexual/ace looking for acceptance and respect.
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Today’s Special

Film

Today’s Special

Directed by John Hwang
After no one shows up to work, a Korean warehouse owner is forced to confront her fears in…
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Feature Documentaries

Try Harder!

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Try Harder!

Directed by Debbie Lum
At Lowell High School - San Francisco’s iconic #1 public high school with a majority Asian American student…
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Udhaare Supne (Borrowed Dreams)

Film

Udhaare Supne (Borrowed Dreams)

Directed by Amritpal Kaur
A young womxn, tasked with taking care of her teenage sister when their parents leave without a trace,…
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Special Presentations, Feature Narratives, Pacific Showcase

Waikiki

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Waikiki

Directed by Christopher Kahunahana
In this cinematic allegory of love and loss, a hula dancer fights for survival and her sanity in…
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We Kept Warm

Film

We Kept Warm

Directed by Apa Agbayani
A young woman in isolation discovers the games of grief.
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Feature Narratives

White Elephant

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White Elephant

Directed by Andrew Chung
Set in 1996, White Elephant is about Pooja, an Indo-Canadian teenage girl with an innocent crush on Trevor,…
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Feature Documentaries

Who is Lun*na Menoh?

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Who is Lun*na Menoh?

Directed by Jeff Mizushima
Who Is Lun*na Menoh" follows the life and work of the extraordinary Japanese artist, Lun*na Menoh, showcasing her…
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Yello

Film

Yello

Directed by King Yaw Soon
In this colorful and moving animated documentary, a woman takes us through her emotional process after a racist…