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Chinatown Rising

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Chinatown Rising

Directed by Harry Chuck and Josh Chuck
Against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1960s, a young San Francisco Chinatown resident armed…

Dragonmasters: A Cultural Odyessy

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Dragonmasters: A Cultural Odyessy

Directed by Rik Zak and Jun Ren
Dragonmasters: A Cultural Odyssey is the untold story of the Chinese dragon in America, from its roots in…

Eating Up Easter

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Eating Up Easter

Directed by Sergio M. Rapu
In a cinematic letter to his son, native Rapanui (Easter Island) filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu explores the modern…

Empty By Design

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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…

Finding the Virgo

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Finding the Virgo

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

For My Father’s Kingdom

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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…

Geographies of Kinship

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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…

Go Back To China

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Go Back To China

Directed by Emily Ting
From L.A. to China, from fashionista to factory worker - how is a girl supposed to survive?!?! When…

Happy Cleaners

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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…

Jeronimo

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Jeronimo

Directed by Joseph Juhn
Born in 1926 to Korean indentured-servant parents in Cuba, Jeronimo Lim Kim became the first Korean to enroll…

Lucky Grandma

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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…

Mayor Ed Lee

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Mayor Ed Lee

Directed by Rick Quan
From being born the fourth child of an immigrant family to the first Asian American mayor of San…

Moananuiākea

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Moananuiākea

Directed by Nāʻālehu Anthony
Witness the voyage that began as a dream but became a movement.

In 1976, a voyaging canoe sparked a…

Queer Japan

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Queer Japan

Directed by Graham Kolbeins
Trailblazing artists, activists, and everyday people from across the gender and sexuality spectrum defy social norms and dare…

Seadrift

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Seadrift

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

Social (in)Justice Shorts

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Social (in)Justice Shorts

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

We Wove A Net: A Documentary about Growing Up Asian America in Michigan

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We Wove A Net: A Documentary about Growing Up Asian America in Michigan

Directed by Harsha Nahata
1-2:15pm
“We Wove a Net” is a short film about what it means to grow up Asian American. Through…

When We Walk

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When We Walk

Directed by Jason DaSilva
When We Walk chronicles the life of disability activist and filmmaker Jason DaSilva as he confronts the next…

Yellow Rose

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Yellow Rose

Directed by Diane Paragas
Rose, an undocumented Filipino girl, dreams of leaving her small Texas town to pursue her country music dreams…