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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

Period Girl

Directed by Jalena Keane-Lee

“Period Girl” is an intimate portrait of Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard sophomore and founder of, a nonprofit that distributes free menstrual supplies to people experiencing homelessness.

Kneeling Sheep

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.

One Pamilya

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.

Dates & Times


Institute of Contemporary Art

Fri, Nov 8
11:00 am