Index of Films

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THE 12TH SUSPECT

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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

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AMERICAN WOMAN

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

BALLOON

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BALLOON

Directed by Pema Tseden
Contraceptives become contraband as a sheepraising couple on the Tibetan grasslands tries to avoid fines from China’s birth…
Asia Pop!

BRAVE FATHER ONLINE: OUR STORY OF FINAL FANTASY XIV

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BRAVE FATHER ONLINE: OUR STORY OF FINAL FANTASY XIV

Directed by Kiyoshi Yamamoto, Teruo Noguchi
Akio desires a stronger relationship with his stoic dad – so what’s a millennial to do? Befriend him…
Asian American Panorama

THE CANCER JOURNALS REVISITED

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THE CANCER JOURNALS REVISITED

Directed by Lana Lin
In this deeply stirring and exploratory film, 27 women revisit the 1980 memoir The Cancer Journals, by legendary…
Asia Pop!

CAN’T STOP THE DANCING

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CAN’T STOP THE DANCING

Directed by Shinobu Yaguchi
Shizuka is unexpectedly hypnotized at a traveling show, and now she’s stuck with the most embarrassing of maladies:…
Masters

CASTLE OF DREAMS

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CASTLE OF DREAMS

Directed by Reza Mirkarimi
An ex-con named Jalal reluctantly takes custody of his estranged young children after their mother falls deathly ill.…
Asia Pop!

CHHICHHORE

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CHHICHHORE

Directed by Nitesh Tiwari
Teenaged Raghav thinks he's a loser for not getting into his dream college. To lift his spirits, Raghav's…
Discoveries

THE CHIEF OF YANCHENG DISTRICT

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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

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CHINATOWN RISING

Directed by Harry Chuck, Josh Chuck
ENCORE SCREENING - 20,000 feet of film gathering dust in Harry Chuck’s garage is now an electrifying documentary,…
Asian American Canon

COLMA: THE MUSICAL

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COLMA: THE MUSICAL

Directed by Richard Wong
Director's Cut. The sleepy cemetery city of Colma is no haven for gays, artists, and dreamers. What better…
Asian American Panorama

COME AS YOU ARE

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COME AS YOU ARE

Directed by Richard Wong
How will two men in wheelchairs and one blind guy get to a Canadian “special needs” brothel to…
Asian American Panorama

DRIVEWAYS

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DRIVEWAYS

Directed by Andrew Ahn
While cleaning out the house of her late estranged sister, Kathy (played by the great Hong Chau) finds…
Asian American Panorama

EMPTY BY DESIGN

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EMPTY BY DESIGN

Directed by Andrea A Walter
Feeling foreign in a country that is supposed to be home, a lonely stuntman and broken hearted grad…
Asia Pop!

FAGARA

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FAGARA

Directed by Heiward Mak
After her father dies, Acacia discovers she has two half sisters when she sees chats with them on…
Masters

FAREWELL SONG

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FAREWELL SONG

Directed by Akihiko Shiota
A love triangle can only simmer for so long before complications set in. And so a beloved pop…
Discoveries

A FIRST FAREWELL

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A FIRST FAREWELL

Directed by Wang Lina
In this tender ode to Uyghur life, young farmboy Isa tries to hold it all together with the…
Asia Pop!

FLY ME TO THE SAITAMA

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FLY ME TO THE SAITAMA

Directed by Hideki Takeuchi
In this spirited alternate-universe fantasy, residents of the much-ridiculed Tokyo suburb Saitama finally get some respect when one…
Discoveries

A FRENCH WOMAN

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A FRENCH WOMAN

Directed by Kim Hee-jung
Once a promising actor, middle-aged Mira heads straight from a divorce and a lifetime in Paris to reunite…
Discoveries

FROM TOMORROW ON, I WILL

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FROM TOMORROW ON, I WILL

Directed by Ivan Marković, Linfeng Wu
Migrant workers in Beijing share an underground apartment, sleeping in shifts. A delivery man works all day while…
Asian American Panorama

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

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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…
Asia Pop!

GOODBYE MOTHER

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GOODBYE MOTHER

Directed by Trinh Dinh Le Minh
In this poignant drama, when Nau Van must leave the US and return to Vietnam for his father’s…
Asia Pop!

HEAVY CRAVING

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HEAVY CRAVING

Directed by Hsieh Pei-ju
Ying-Juan just wants to be recognized for her cooking. Despite the popular dishes she cooks for kids, she’s…
Asia Pop!

HIT ME ANYONE ONE MORE TIME

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HIT ME ANYONE ONE MORE TIME

Directed by Koki Mitani
What if the nation’s most hated prime minister of all time loses his memory after a protestor chucks…