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Directed by Natalie A. Chao & Kenzo K. Le

“Tether” is a music video about what remains when our loved ones leave. Singer-songwriter Leo Xia wrote this song from his grandfather’s perspective after his grandmother’s recent passing ended a 50 year marriage.

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Burdens We Share

Whether focused on the bond between a mother and her child or the desperate urge to make memories while there is time, these six shorts remind us of the ties that bind us to those who matter most—something we desperately need at a time when our communities can feel more fragmented than ever.

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Asian Arts Initiative

Fri, Nov 15
4:30 pm