Genre

Historical

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THE 12TH SUSPECT

Film

THE 12TH SUSPECT

Directed by Ko Myoungsung
Nearly completely set in the tense confines of an ordinary cafe, this political whodunit swirls with post-Korean War…
Asian American Panorama

AMERICAN WOMAN

Film

AMERICAN WOMAN

Directed by Semi Chellas
Inspired by the Patty Hearst kidnapping, a Japanese American radical must decide whether to protect the granddaughter of…
Discoveries

THE CHIEF OF YANCHENG DISTRICT

Film

THE CHIEF OF YANCHENG DISTRICT

Directed by Adiong Lu
There once was a song / about sensuous spirits / that had everyone in Taiwan / aching to…
Asian American Panorama

CHINATOWN RISING

Film

CHINATOWN RISING

Directed by Harry Chuck, Josh Chuck
20,000 feet of film gathering dust in Harry Chuck’s garage is now an electrifying documentary, tracing massive changes…
Asian American Panorama

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Film

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
Thirty years after the Korean War, South Korea emerged as the leader in international adoption, despite a flourishing…
Asian American Panorama

JERONIMO

Film

JERONIMO

Directed by Joseph Juhn
An encounter with a taxi driver unearths the little-known history of Koreans trafficked to Latin America and the…
Asian American Panorama

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

Film

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

Directed by Valerie Soe
Since the 1960s, the Taiwan government has hosted summer culture camps for young overseas Chinese. But “Love Boat,”…
Asian American Panorama

SEADRIFT

Film

SEADRIFT

Directed by Tim Tsai
Investigating a sensational courtroom case, KKK targeting, and the capacity for reconciliation years later, director Tim Tsai revisits…
Masters

SO LONG, MY SON

Film

SO LONG, MY SON

Directed by Wang Xiaoshuai
The three decades following the Cultural Revolution are traced by the strange fates of two families – once…
Masters

THREE MAKES A WHOLE

Film

THREE MAKES A WHOLE

Directed by Zero Chou
Zero Chou pays tribute to director Liu Li-li with a biopic in the mode of the soapy melodramas…
Discoveries

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

Film

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

Directed by Mariam Ghani
Long thought disappeared, five unfinished films reveal the scrappy directors and studios who persisted amidst the whims and…