Genre Shorts: Asian Imagination
- 68 mins
Encompassing genres as varied as sci-fi, noir, and horror, this program of shorts demonstrates the creativity and versatility of Asian American storytelling. Filmmakers expected in attendance for post-film Q&A.
In this program
Directed by Hao Zheng
In the near future, when all labor is replaced by humanoids, an old Chinese chef teaches a humanoid robot to cook, which places him in a dilemma between artificial intelligence and the human race.
Directed by KEFF
What does the model minority do after dark? (A screwball noir in 5 languages.)
Directed by Phet Mahathongdy
A middle-aged Laotian refugee struggles with his harrowing past, failing marriage, and demanding career when he is haunted by mysterious supernatural entities from his homeland known as Phi.
Directed by Roxy Shih
A pregnant woman and her husband visit her lonely, aging grandmother in the rural mountains of Taiwan only to witness the older woman’s mysterious disappearance.