Directed by Justin Chon2017 | Narrative, Drama/Comedy | USA | 94 minAudience Award Winner at Sundance Next Fest!
A heartfelt film exploring families and relationships between Korean and African American communities set during the LA Riots
Exhibition opening, March 31st
“Fierce Tidings: On Rage and Hope” invites contemporary Asian American and Asian Diasporic artists to draw from their experiences of personal or external events relating to injustice and trauma which may bring to the fore mixed feelings of rage and hope
*Exhibits continue through May 1st, 2017
Directed by Robin Lung(Emmy Nominated Composer Miriam Cutler in person for Q & A)2016 | Documentary | USA | 75 min“Amazing.” “If you love movies or history see this film.” Steve Kopian (Unseen Films)
A filmmaker turns detective to uncover the forgotten story of Li Ling-Ai, the un-credited female producer of KUKAN, an Academy Award-winning color documentary about World War II China that has been lost for decades.
Directed by Lenora Lee & Tatsu Aoki (To appear in-person!)2017 | Narrative, Experimental | USA | 57 minLIGHT highlights the lives of women, including Bessie M. Lee, who through the resilience and triumph over unimaginable experiences, were grounding forces in the creation of the New York Chinatown community in the early 1900s.
Preceded by a live performance by dancer Leonora Lee and music by Tatsu Aoki and Francis Wong
Directed by Joyce Wong (To appear in-person for Q&A)2016 | Narrative, Comedy | Canada | 80 minAwarded Best Narrative Film at CAAMFest 2017!
A misunderstood sexual encounter unravels the life of a lonely female security guard and her deadbeat paramour.
Directed by Konrad Aderer2017 | Documentary | USA | 81 minRESISTANCE AT TULE LAKE is a crucial update to previous documentaries on the World War Two incarceration of Japanese Americans. Driven by intimate first-hand stories of men and women who lived this tumultuous history, this documentary conveys the emotions, values and family bonds that compelled them to resist, to protest their incarceration, and to salvage a livable future for their families.
Directed by Ramona S. Diaz2017 | Documentary | USA/PHILIPPINES | 94 Mins"Lively and engaging" - Variety
Taking us into the heart of the planet’s busiest maternity hospital, this cinematic experience drops the viewer like an unseen outsider into the hospital’s stream of activity. At first, the subjects are strangers. But, as the film continues, it becomes absorbingly intimate, rendering increasingly familiar.