Index of Films

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THE SCIENCE OF FICTIONS

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THE SCIENCE OF FICTIONS

Directed by Yosep Anggi Noen
After witnessing a faked moon landing in 1960s Indonesia, Siman’s tongue gets cut off, rendering him a possessed…
Asian American Panorama

SEADRIFT

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SEADRIFT

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

SEND ME TO THE CLOUDS

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SEND ME TO THE CLOUDS

Directed by Teng Congcong
Society tells Sheng Nan her life’s over because she doesn’t have a husband. A doctor’s report has even…
Masters

SO LONG, MY SON

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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…
Special Presentations

STRAIGHT UP

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STRAIGHT UP

Directed by James Sweeney
Todd is a gay man in his 20's, and his love life is absolutely dead. His OCD fear…
Asian American Panorama

STRAY DOLLS

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STRAY DOLLS

Directed by Sonejuhi Sinha
Riz left a secret life in India only to end up cleaning rooms at a sketchy motel in…
Asia Pop!

SUMMER OF CHANGSHA

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SUMMER OF CHANGSHA

Directed by Zu Feng
A cop has already put in his resignation letter when a severed arm in a river brings him…
Asian American Panorama

SUNRISE/SUNSET

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SUNRISE/SUNSET

Directed by Ougie Pak
Yeon Jae visits Min Suk in New York City, hoping to pick up the teenage romance where it…
Masters

THREE MAKES A WHOLE

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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…
Special Presentations

TO LIVE TO SING

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TO LIVE TO SING

Directed by Johnny Ma
Zhao Li lives for Sichuan opera but knows not everyone does. Only the elderly still show up for…
Masters

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

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TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
While on assignment in Uzbekistan, a Japanese reporter confronts her own biases while partaking in a series of…
Asia Pop!

ULAN

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ULAN

Directed by Irene Villamor
Maya may write about romance, but every time she meets her Prince Charming, a rainstorm curses her chance…
Discoveries

VAI

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VAI

Directed by ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Amberley Jo Aumua, Becs Arahanga, Dianna Fuemana, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Matasila Freshwater, Miria George, Nicole Whippy
From the producers of Waru, the profound and poetic life story of Vai--from struggling young girl to ceremonial…
Asia Pop!

WE ARE CHAMPIONS

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WE ARE CHAMPIONS

Directed by Chang Jung-Chi
When beef between once-inseparable brothers interferes with basketball glory and dreams for a better life, they must struggle…
Discoveries

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

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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…
Asia Pop!

WILD GOOSE LAKE

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WILD GOOSE LAKE

Directed by Diao Yinan
A wounded gangland boss becomes the subject of an epic manhunt after petty grievances over criminal territory erupts…
Discoveries

WILD SPARROW

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WILD SPARROW

Directed by Shih Li
Deep in the Taiwan mountains, quiet young Han’s life with his great grandma is interrupted when his absentee…
Asian American Panorama

YELLOW ROSE

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YELLOW ROSE

Directed by Diane Paragas
Country musical meets immigration road story as 17-year-old undocumented Rose chases music stardom while looking over her shoulder…