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A Hundred Joys

Film 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

Film 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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A Sexplanation

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Film 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

Film 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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Film 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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Film 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

Film 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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Cane Fire

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Film 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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Film 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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Film 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

Film 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

Film 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

Film 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

Film 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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Film 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

Film 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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Film 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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Film 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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Film 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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George Nakashima, Woodworker

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Film 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

Film 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

Film 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)

Film 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

Film 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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I Was A Simple Man

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Film 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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in another language

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Film 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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Film 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

Film 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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LOIMATA, The Sweetest Tears

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Film 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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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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Film 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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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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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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Film Rooted Directed by Mia Kami A music video for the people of Pasifika by Pasifika people
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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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See You Then

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Film 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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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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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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The Celine Archive

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Film 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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The Six

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Film 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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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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Try Harder!

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Film 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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Film 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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White Elephant

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Film 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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Who is Lun*na Menoh?

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Film 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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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…