1-33 of 145 films/events

#BLACKPOWERYELLOWPERIL
United States 2014 | 8 min.
Shorts Programs |

#BlackPowerYellowPeril brings to light the often forgotten history of African and Asian American solidarity during the 1960s-1970s, and shows how Afro-Asian alliances are viewed among UCLA students...

Wed, Apr 29 - 8:00PM  Aratani Theatre

(SEX) APPEAL
寒蟬效應
Taiwan ROC 2014 | 107 min.
International Showcase | Drama

Things turn awry when Pai Hui-hua (Amber Kuo), a 22 year-old university student at provincial Taitung University in southeast Taiwan, entangles herself in a forbidden, dependent relationship with a...

Tue, Apr 28 - 9:30PM  CGV Cinemas 2

1-0
One to Nil
Iran 2014 | 1 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

A boy is watching a soccer game on TV and gets so excited he forgets he’s in the middle of a haircut. Oops!

Mon, Apr 27 - 9:30PM  Downtown Independent

2030
Nước 2030
Vietnam 2014 | 98 min.
International Showcase | Environment

Set in the vast and beautiful coastal regions of Southern Vietnam, 2030 is a hybrid of genres — murder mystery, romance, science fiction — set in the near future when water levels have...

Mon, Apr 27 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

36-14-4
United States 2015 | 5 min.
Shorts Programs |

Seventy years ago classmates at Manzanar Junior High reunite to meet, rekindle friendships and reminisce about life in camp as young teens. Protected by their parents from the traumas of forced...

Sun, Apr 26 - 2:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

520 HUILAN
520慧蘭
Taiwan ROC 2014 | 40 min.
Shorts Programs | Thriller

Buochon wants to make a surprising proposal to his girlfriend, he arranges a fake hostage kidnap situation on the bus that she always takes to go to work. However, when the time for the proposal...

Fri, Apr 24 - 9:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

90 DAYS
90天
Canada, Hong Kong, United States 0 | 19 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama, Social Issues, Women

Li Jan, a girl from Northern China, travels to Hong Kong with a 90days Tourist visa to meet with a groom, Tat, to be brought into the world of underground prostitution. On this first night, she is...

Sat, Apr 25 - 9:45PM  Japanese American National Museum

A DAUGHTER'S DEBT
United States 2014 | 29 min.
Shorts Programs | Ethnographic, Social Issues, Women

A Daughter's Debt is one of the first films to discuss and explore women's issues in contemporary Hmong culture. Three generations of Hmong-American women share their experiences of bride...

Sun, Apr 26 - 12:30PM  CGV Cinemas 2

A FAMILY DAY
United States 2015 | 10 min.
Shorts Programs | Biography, Family Friendly, Women

Having witnessed the changes Alzheimer's has brought upon his grandmother, Jeff makes a visit to her elder care home to film a day in her life. In doing so, he attempts to catch a glimpse of the...

Sun, Apr 26 - 12:30PM  CGV Cinemas 2

A PLACE IN THE MIDDLE
Kumu Hina
United States 2014 | 25 min.
Shorts Programs |

Eleven year old Ho'onani dreams of leading the hula troupe at her inner-city Honolulu school. The only trouble is that the group is just for boys. She's fortunate that her teacher understands...

Sun, Apr 26 - 3:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

A SUITCASE IN ONE HAND - A PAINTBOX IN THE OTHER
United States 2015 | 5 min.
Shorts Programs |

My father KUNIO TATSUI immigrated to America from Japan in the early 1920s when he was 18 years old. The paintbox he carries off the ship signifies his main interest in life, but the reality is that...

Sun, Apr 26 - 2:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

ADVANTAGEOUS
United States 2015 | 90 min.
Narrative Nominees |

In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter Jules do all they can to hold on to their joy together, despite the instability surfacing in their...

Fri, Apr 24 - 8:00PM  Aratani Theatre

ALL FOR NOTHING
United States 2014 | 18 min.
Shorts Programs | Comedy

Two local boys arrange to have a fight. Loser leaves island, winner gets girl.

Sat, Apr 25 - 11:45AM  Downtown Independent

ALL THE WAY
United States 0 | 5 min.
Shorts Programs |

It's a Wednesday morning in Salt Lake City and the "Nisei Senior Mixed" bowling league is cooking up competition on the lanes. Black haired perms bob up and down alongside white haired...

Wed, Apr 29 - 8:00PM  Aratani Theatre

AMERICA 1979
United States 2014 | 14 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama, Social Issues

In November 1979, a group of young Iranian revolutionaries took 63 hostages at the American Embassy in Tehran. This event echoed daily on television sets across America for 15 months, and soon enough...

Tue, Apr 28 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

AN ORDINARY DAY
我們之間
Taiwan ROC 2014 | 25 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

A realistic portrayal of a young married couple’s conflicts and struggles through events happening in an afternoon. After few years of marriage, Julia and Kai’s relationship is hitting a...

Sat, Apr 25 - 9:45PM  Japanese American National Museum

AN URBAN DAUGHTER'S STORY
United States 2015 | 6 min.
Shorts Programs |

Diana Yee, the only Asian American female in her L.A. high school class in the 70's reminisces about her experiences.

Sun, Apr 26 - 2:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

AT WHAT COST, LOVE
Various Directors | 100 min. | Plays with:

GHOST DOLLS, DANDEKAR MAKES A SANDWICH, OFA MA ALOFA, MOONCAKE, WHITE FETISH, SLEEPER, LITTLE FINGER RHAPSODY

It's expensive. It's painful. It's timely and complicated. Familial, sexual, religious, paternal — these films explore the deli, forest(s), bathhouse, bar or French alley with Love as your...

Mon, Apr 27 - 9:30PM  CGV Cinemas 2

BOUND
高接梨
Taiwan ROC, United States 0 | 12 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama

In rural Taiwan, a man comes to terms with his relationship with his aging father. They make their livelihood by working on a pear orchard utilizing the grafting technique of joining the scion of a...

Tue, Apr 28 - 9:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

BREAKING HAPPINESS: A JAPANESE AMERICAN FAMILY'S STRUGGLE WITH A RARE DISEASE
United States 2015 | 7 min.
Shorts Programs |

The comfortable life of a Japanese American family in Orange County is suddenly disrupted when a mysterious and seemingly incurable disease strikes the family.

Sun, Apr 26 - 2:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

CAMBODIA 2099
France 0 | 21 min.
Shorts Programs | Comedy, Romance

Phnom Penh, Cambodia. On Diamond Island, the country's pinnacle of modernity, two friends tell each other about the dreams they had the night before.

Wed, Apr 29 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

CAT FUNERAL
고양이 장례식
South Korea 2014 | 107 min.
International Showcase | Romance

You had me at "cat." This glorious Korean melodrama from director Lee Jong-hoon starring K-pop singer Kang In of Super Junior and rising star Park Se-young as a broken-up couple reuniting...

Tue, Apr 28 - 6:45PM  CGV Cinemas 1

CHANGING SEASON
United States 2015 | 57 min.
Documentary Nominees | Documentary

Find out how the "Magnificent Seven" conquered the wild, wild West of California's Central Valley. Venture out to the Masumoto Farm, eighty acres of prime, peach-growing orchards, where...

Tue, Apr 28 - 4:30PM  Japanese American National Museum

Wed, Apr 29 - 7:00PM  Japanese American National Museum

THE CHINESE MAYOR
大同
China 2015 | 86 min.
International Showcase | Documentary, Foreign, Human Rights, Politics

Communist Mayor Geng Yanbo is determined to transform his coal-mine city into a tourism haven for clean economy. However, in order to achieve that, he needs to pull down 140,000 households and...

Sun, Apr 26 - 4:00PM  CGV Cinemas 3

CHINESE UP THEM EYES LIKE BEYONCÉ
Canada 2014 | 4 min.
Shorts Programs | Music

Toronto-based rapper, ManChyna, is back with his new music video, 'Chinese Up Them Eyes Like Beyonce.' Follow him as he invades his local porn theatre for new converts to his sexy revolution....

Sun, Apr 26 - 3:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

COMING HOME
回家
Taiwan ROC, United States 2014 | 14 min.
Shorts Programs | Drama, Romance, Social Issues

Jie Cheng, a well-behaved local Taiwanese high schooler, and Eric, a rebellious international student from the US, take a road trip down the most dangerous highway in Taiwan. Their trip is cut short...

Tue, Apr 28 - 7:00PM  CGV Cinemas 2

CRANE-KICK COMMENTARY: THE KARATE KID, PART II
United States 1986 | 120 min.
Special Presentations |

Inspired by “Mystery Science Theater 3000” and local improv groups such as Cold Tofu, noted blogger Phil Yu (aka Angry Asian Man) leads an impromptu panel in a real-time commentary of THE...

Tue, Apr 28 - 7:00PM  Japanese American National Museum

CROISSANT MAN
United States 2014 | 22 min.
Shorts Programs | Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Social Issues, Women

Croissant Man is a 9 part web series about a depressed artist Croissant who feels his life as a pastry is meaningless. When his best friend Biscotti takes him out to the Junk food slums to clear his...

Mon, Apr 27 - 9:30PM  Downtown Independent

THE CUT THROUGH
United States 2015 | 5 min.
Shorts Programs | Fantasy

Kenneth, a suburban husband, is tired of the neighborhood kids cutting through his backyard to get to the woods behind his house. One day, Kenneth decides to follow the kids into the woods, and he...

Wed, Apr 29 - 8:00PM  Aratani Theatre

DANDEKAR MAKES A SANDWICH
United States 2015 | 9 min.
Shorts Programs | Comedy

Dandekar Makes a Sandwich is a short film about RK Dandekar, played by Brian George (Seinfeld, Big Bang Theory), who goes on a journey to make the perfect sandwich. He'll stop at nothing to get...

Mon, Apr 27 - 9:30PM  CGV Cinemas 2

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