Social (in)Justice Shorts
- 80 mins
The quest for justice isn’t always easy. Sometimes those closest to you are the ones blocking your path. These short films spotlight and celebrate a collection of brave individuals and their determination to fight for what is right.
Filmmakers expected in attendance for post-film Q&A.
In this program
Directed by Jalena Keane-Lee
“Period Girl” is an intimate portrait of Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard sophomore and founder of Period.org, a nonprofit that distributes free menstrual supplies to people experiencing homelessness.
Directed by Hai Rihan
A Mongolian single mother fights to save her son who is about to be executed, only to discover that the absence of justice is crushing her life.
Directed by Leah de Leon
Leah de Leon searches for an understanding of her Filipino-American roots and the forbidden love story of her parents.
Falling Star Rising Sun
Directed by Bake Phouikham
Identity. Addiction. Perseverance to make it to the top.