1-33 of 148 films/events

100 DAYS
真愛100天
Taiwan ROC 2013 | 104 min.
International Showcase | Comedy, Drama, Romance

When a cold hearted telecommunications executive returns to his small island town for his estranged mother's burial, he learns about the true Taiwanese tradition that mandates him to marry within...

Sun, May 04 - 5:45PM  Directors Guild of America 2

Sun, May 11 - 8:00PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

6 WEDDINGS AND A DRESS
United States 2014 | 8 min.
Shorts Programs |

(United States, 2014) Dir./Wtr.: Steven Nagano Chiyomi Ogawa first wore the wedding dress in the shadow of Manzanar, a Japanese-American concentration camp. The dress was then worn by five...

Tue, May 06 - 4:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

9-MAN
United States 2014 | 83 min.
Documentary Feature | Documentary, Ethnographic, History, Social Issues, Women

9-MAN sheds light upon an isolated and exceptionally athletic Chinese American sport that's much more than a pastime. Since the 1930's, young men have played this gritty, streetball game...

Fri, May 02 - 7:00PM  Directors Guild of America 2

Mon, May 05 - 4:30PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

ABOVE THE SEA
花濺泪
China 2013 | 16 min.
Shorts Programs | Crime

(People's Republic of China/United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Keola Racela Shanghai of the 1930s was a cosmopolitan port city often called “The Paris of the East.” But under that...

Sat, May 03 - 9:45PM  Directors Guild of America 2

ALL THE SPLENDOUR OF THE YEARS
Taiwan ROC, United States 2013 | 21 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama, Romance

(Taiwan/United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Charlene Wang Jack returns home to Taipei after almost 30 years and has a chance encounter with a former lover, Sylvia. Middle-aged and alone, Jack convinces...

Sun, May 04 - 12:00PM  Directors Guild of America 2

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS
United States 2013 | 82 min.
Special Presentations | Asian American, Documentary, Educational, History, Human Rights, Identity, Labor Issues, Older Adults, Politics, Social Issues, Women

The multi-award-winning documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS, spotlights the indomitable Grace Lee Boggs, a 98-year-old Chinese American woman in Detroit whose...

Sun, May 11 - 5:30PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

AMYGDALA
Germany, United States 2013 | 10 min.
Shorts Programs | Animation, Educational, Experimental, Politics

(United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Jeannette Louie Located deep inside the temporal lobe of the human brain, a small almond-shaped region orchestrates our emotional life. This is the amygdala, which...

Wed, May 07 - 9:00PM  CGV Cinemas 3

AT THE LAST STOP CALLED GHOST CHIMNEY
終点、お化け煙突まえ。
Japan 2013 | 19 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

To spend more time with the bus driver she always liked, on the last day of school, a girl rides to the last stop called Ghost Chimney. Depending on the angle, it is looked one chimney or four...

Mon, May 05 - 9:15PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

AWESOME ASIAN BAD GUYS
United States 2014 | 60 min.
Special Presentations | Action, Buddy Picture, Comedy, Cult, Popular Culture, Satire

Culled from a planned five-episode action comedy web series that crosses THE EXPENDABLES and DUMB AND DUMBER, AWESOME ASIAN BAD GUYS is the tale of two filmmakers who rush to assemble a volatile...

Sat, May 03 - 9:45PM  Directors Guild of America 1

Fri, May 09 - 9:45PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

BEFORE SUMMER RAIN
小夏天
Taiwan 2013 | 25 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

(Taiwan, 2012) Dir./Scr.: Hong-Ren Chen In a family with an older brother whose young life is going to the end and parents under all kinds of pressures and sorrows, a young girl sees everything pass...

Tue, May 06 - 9:00PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

THE BIG HOUSE
البيت الكبير
Yemen 2013 | 5 min.
Shorts Programs | Family Friendly

(Yemen, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Musa Syeed When a Yemeni boy finds a way into the empty mansion down the street, he lets himself and his imagination run wild in the big house. An intimate, yet...

Wed, May 07 - 9:00PM  CGV Cinemas 3

BINGO!
United States 2014 | 3 min.
Shorts Programs |

(United States, 2014) Dir./Wtr.: Chicky Otani Everyone wants to win at Bingo. What prizes will you get? Digital, 3 min., color, documentary

Tue, May 06 - 4:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BLACK ROCK CREEK
United States 2013 | 6 min.
Shorts Programs | Environment, Family Friendly

(United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Malone Lumarda A young girl takes a mystical walk along beautiful Black Rock Creek. Digital, 5 min., color, narrative

Sat, May 03 - 12:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BLUE BUSTAMANTE
Philippines 2013 | 89 min.
New Face of Philippine Cinema | Comedy, Cult, Family Friendly, Popular Culture, Science Fiction

George, a Japan-bound family man, is not exempt from the trials that usually befall overseas contract workers. Arriving in Tokyo, he is booted from his job as an engineer, and forced to don a mask...

Sun, May 04 - 12:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BO PEEP IN THE CITY
United States 2014 | 10 min.
Shorts Programs |

(United States, 2014) Dir./Wtr.: Cathy Uchida Follow Cathy as she and her dogs go sheep-herding in Long Beach, CA. Digital, 7 min., color, documentary

Tue, May 06 - 4:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BRAHMIN BULLS
United States 2013 | 96 min.
Narrative Feature | Bildungsroman, Buddy Picture, Dramedy, Family Drama, Older Adults

For Sid Sharma (Sendhil Ramamurthy), life has not quite worked out the way he planned. A thirty-something disillusioned architect struggling to save his failing marriage, Sid stumbles through his...

Sun, May 04 - 4:30PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BREAKING REALITY
United States 2013 | 8 min.
Shorts Programs |

(United States, 2013) Dir.: Angeleena Tiaokhiao BREAKING REALITY follows the exploits of a talented teen and how breakdancing influenced his life after suffering a debilitating back...

Sat, May 03 - 12:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BROKEN
Cambodia 2013 | 12 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

(Cambodia, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Amit Dubey A man returns to the unfamiliar and changed landscapes of Phnom Penh, a place that was once home. Broken walls and memories are all that remain in the...

Mon, May 05 - 9:00PM  CGV Cinemas 3

BURN TO SEND
đốt về trời
United States, Vietnam 2013 | 22 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

(Vietnam/United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Andinh Ha Tin, an employee at a hostess bar, is being lured into Saigon's underground motorcycle racing scene by fast money. Goldie, who works at the...

Tue, May 06 - 9:00PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

CAMBODIAN SON
Cambodia, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States 2014 | 90 min.
Documentary Feature | Biography, Documentary, Educational, History, Human Rights, Immigration, Long Beach, Social Issues

CAMBODIAN SON documents the life of deported poet, Kosal Khiev after receiving the most important performance invitation of his career — to represent the Kingdom of Cambodia at the London 2012...

Sat, May 03 - 5:15PM  Directors Guild of America 2

Sat, May 10 - 8:00PM  Art Theatre of Long Beach

CHU AND BLOSSOM
United States 2013 | 96 min.
Narrative Feature | Bildungsroman, Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama, Dramedy, Foreign, Identity, Immigration

Chu, a shy American exchange student from Korea, excels in school but doesn’t have any friends. One day he sits on a park bench, photographing something on the ground, when Butch Blossom walks...

Sun, May 04 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

CICADA
Japan, United States 2013 | 100 min.
Narrative Feature | Bildungsroman, Coming of Age, Drama, Family Drama, Fantasy, Foreign, Self-discovery, Spiritual

When Jumpei Taneda finds out he has a fertility problem, he begins to have clairvoyant flashes that mysteriously lead him to cicada shells. Jumpei's inability to have children causes him to...

Mon, May 05 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

Tue, May 06 - 4:30PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

Sun, May 11 - 3:00PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

CLEANER
United States 2013 | 18 min.
Shorts Programs |

(United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Masami Kawai At a family-run dry cleaner, Jae pursues her desires as her mother struggles to keep the business going in the face of pressure from a crime syndicate....

Mon, May 05 - 9:00PM  CGV Cinemas 3

COMFORT GIRLS
기쁨 소녀
United States 2014 | 5 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Music, Politics, Social Issues, Women

(United States, 2014) Dir.: Eugene Lee Yang In this disturbing, satirical K-pop music video, a new idol band of four sisters called the Comfort Girls, encouraged by their parents, undergo dramatic...

Sun, May 04 - 4:00PM  Directors Guild of America 1

Sat, May 10 - 5:30PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

CONCRETE CLOUDS
ภวังค์รัก
Thailand 2013 | 99 min.
International Showcase | Drama, Family Drama, Foreign, Self-discovery

Mutt, who works as a stockbroker in the United States, must suddenly return home to Thailand when his father commits suicide. After the funeral, he runs into his old girlfriend, Sai. Meanwhile his...

Sat, May 03 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

THE COTABATO SESSIONS
Philippines, United States 2014 | 25 min.
Special Presentations | Documentary, Foreign, Identity, Long Beach, Music, Performance Arts

The masterminds behind Los Angeles-based media collective Form [follows] Function go international in this music-meets-cinema collaboration with New York-based musician Susie Ibarra. Spotlighting the...

Sat, May 10 - 5:30PM  Art Theatre of Long Beach

CRESCENDO
United States 2013 | 12 min.
Shorts Programs | Documentary

(United States, 2013) Dir./Wtr.: Austin Gatus CRESCENDO observes the empowerment and influence that music and performing arts have on our youth and how they can benefit our futures. This film offers...

Sat, May 03 - 12:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

CRIMSON
United States 2000 | 4 min.
Shorts Programs |

(United States, 2000) Dir.: Gino T., aka Nguyen Tan Hoang A memory of a long lost crush; an artsy boy turned motorcycle dyke. Digital (originated on u-Matic), 4 min., color, narrative

Sat, May 03 - 4:45PM  CGV Cinemas 2

CYCLOID
Japan 2013 | 3 min.
Shorts Programs | Animation

CYCLOID is an animation work representing the impermanence and beauty of the changing times through a colorful, animated landscape. The film articulates the acceptance and enjoyment through which...

Mon, May 05 - 9:15PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

DAVID'S DREAM
United States 2013 | 11 min.
Shorts Programs | Romance

(United States, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Jon Ryan Sugimoto David comes home drunk and falls asleep before he can drink any water. His thirst transcends his consciousness and transforms into what is really...

Wed, May 07 - 9:00PM  CGV Cinemas 3

A DAY IN PARADISE
You Le Yuan
Taiwan ROC 2014 | 27 min.
Shorts Programs | Women

This day is a very special day for Chun. Chun runs a drinks stall at an amusement park where she never set foot in. Youth and fun just seem too distant for her. But today a young man visits her...

Mon, May 05 - 9:15PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

DELANO MANONGS: FORGOTTEN HEROES OF THE UNITED FARM WORKERS MOVEMENT
United States 2014 | 30 min.
Special Presentations | Activism, Biography, Documentary, Educational, Human Rights, Identity, Immigration, Labor Issues, Politics

DELANO MANONGS tells the story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers who instigated one of the American farm labor movement’s finest hours – The...

Fri, May 09 - 7:15PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

DETOUR
Singapore 2014 | 8 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

(Singapore, 2013) Dir./Scr.: Michael Kam On a hot, humid, uneventful day, a taxi driver has trouble controlling his young sons, embroiled in a childish, petty rivalry, until a sudden encounter with...

Tue, May 06 - 9:00PM  Tateuchi Democracy Forum

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