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Party Favor

Directed by Yasmine Gomez

A Filipino-American woman grapples with going behind her strict Catholic sister’s back to buy condoms for her 14-year-old niece.

Directed by Yasmine Gomez
Produced by Marisa Marquez

Director’s Bio: Yasmine Gomez is a Filipino-American writer and director of multiple award-winning short films, including “Terra Cotta”, “Asian American Jesus”, “Consumed”, and Hulu’s “Lea Salonga: Who I Am Inside”. In feature films, she helped produce the Netflix documentary Split at the Root, A Picture of You, and Advantageous. Recently, she produced for Vox, The Ellen Show, and Beyonce’s Black Is King. This fall, Yasmine debuted her latest play First Filipino for Bindlestiff Studio’s Stories High.

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Young, Dumb, & Asian American

Being “dumb,” wild, and free are the cornerstones of youth. At times it can feel like Asian Americans are caught between the expectations of our parents and the society around us. This shorts program reminds us that it’s okay not to take life too seriously or to take silly things way too seriously.