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Lucky Grandma

Film

Lucky Grandma

Directed by Sasie Sealy
In the heart of Chinatown, New York, an ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year-old Grandma (Tsai Chin) is eager…

Seadrift

Film

Seadrift

Directed by Tim Tsai
In 1979, a Vietnamese refugee shot and killed a white crab fisherman at the public town docks in…

Happy Cleaners

Film

Happy Cleaners

Directed by Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee
When Kevin Choi wishes to move to L.A. to start a food truck business, he unwittingly sets off…

Le Chocolat de H

Film

Le Chocolat de H

Directed by Takashi Watanabe
This movie follows Hironobu Tsujiguchi—a world famous pastry chef from Japan—as he journeys around the world in search…

Empty By Design

Film

Empty By Design

Directed by Andrea A. Walter
Empty by Design explores struggle of identity that results from living and growing up in multiple places and…

Burdens We Share

Program

Burdens We Share

Whether focused on the bond between a mother and her child or the desperate urge to make memories…

Geographies of Kinship

Film

Geographies of Kinship

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
3pm
In this powerful tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to the…

Finding the Virgo

Film

Finding the Virgo

Directed by Barre Fong
A timeless tale of war, desperation, survival, and heroism - a story needed now more than ever before.…

Have You Eaten Yet? Shorts

Program

Have You Eaten Yet? Shorts

Does longing have a flavor? Can sorrow ever taste sweet?

Three Seasons (20th Anniversary Screening)

Film

Three Seasons (20th Anniversary Screening)

Directed by Tony Bui
We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of this landmark Asian American film.

Three Seasons (Ba Mùa) is an American…

Revolution Remix Walking Tour

Special Event

Revolution Remix Walking Tour

This two-hour walking tour starts at the Liberty Bell and winds its way through Old City before ending…

Me In Home: Family Friendly Shorts

Program

Me In Home: Family Friendly Shorts

This family-friendly shorts showcase reflects on how identity is influenced by the evolving relationships with our parents and…

Ten Years Thailand

Film

Ten Years Thailand

Directed by Aditya Assarat, and Chulayarnon Siriphol, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Wisit Sasanatieng
Ten Years Thailand is an anthology film that invites four directors to imagine their country a decade from…

For My Father’s Kingdom

Film

For My Father’s Kingdom

Directed by Vea Mafile'o and Jeremiah Tauamiti
Driven by his deep faith in God and traditional culture, a flat-broke Tongan pensioner must navigate not only…

Social (in)Justice Shorts

Program

Social (in)Justice Shorts

11am
The quest for justice isn’t always easy. Sometimes those closest to you are the ones blocking your path.