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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…

Due

Film

Due

Directed by Anna Mikami
A young undocumented couple in love are on the run after an innocent night escalates out of their…
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…
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A FIRST FAREWELL

Film

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…

From The Other Side

Film

From The Other Side

Directed by Bob Yang & Frederico Evaristo
On the eve of an important ruling, a Taiwanese Supreme Court Judge receives an unexpected letter.
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FROM TOMORROW ON, I WILL

Film

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…
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!

IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD SHOW

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IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD SHOW

Directed by Hsieh Nien-Tsu
To appease the mob, a TV executive needs to lower the network’s value as quickly as possible. His…

Kiss of the Rabbit God

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Kiss of the Rabbit God

Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang
A Chinese restaurant worker falls in love with a Qing dynasty god, who takes him on a journey…

Lighthouse

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Lighthouse

Directed by Sining Xiang
It’s dog-eat-dog in this school of brutal and rich international Chinese students, as one student does anything she…

Live Well

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Live Well

Directed by Bingyu Jiang
A calligraphy artist can't seem to catch any breaks in this offbeat portrait of a Chinese artist with…
Asian American Panorama

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

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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,”…

Lucky Girl

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Lucky Girl

Directed by Sidi Wang
An 8-year-old Chinese adoptee treads water in a swimming pool of disorientation and identity after meeting her Chinese…
Asian American Panorama

LUCKY GRANDMA

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LUCKY GRANDMA

Directed by Sasie Sealy
Grandma Wong can’t stand the idea of leaving her Chinatown apartment and moving in to her son’s posh…

My American Surrogate

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My American Surrogate

Directed by Leslie Tai
Somewhere in Irvine, CA, QiQi is social media’s most sought after surrogacy broker. Flipping American ideas of consumer…
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PRESENT. PERFECT.

Film

PRESENT. PERFECT.

Directed by Shengzhe Zhu
Shengzhe Zhu takes a deep dive into the phenomena of DIY live-streaming in China and emerges with a…

Prom Time!

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Prom Time!

Directed by Jessica Liu
Two sisters talk about prom sex while their mother accidentally takes some of her home-grown aphrodisiac in a…
Asian American Canon

SAVING FACE

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SAVING FACE

Directed by Alice Wu
Surgeon Wil, a closeted lesbian, must suddenly take in her pregnant, unwed mother as a roommate, while hiding…
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…

She Runs

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She Runs

Directed by Qiu Yang
Teenage Yu is done taking the dance classes forced upon her by her father.

Sister

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Sister

Directed by Siqi Song
Gorgeous felted stop-motion animation dedicated to the what if’s in life and the siblings we never had.

Snakeskin

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Snakeskin

Directed by Grace Zhang
A young girl’s stress from her parent’s financial situation emerges as a horrible skin condition.
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…

Student Bodies

Film

Student Bodies

Directed by Ho Rui An
A chilling essay film about intellectual, cultural, and economic debt, seen and heard through documents of protest and…
Asia Pop!

SUMMER OF CHANGSHA

Film

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…

Tail End of the Year

Film

Tail End of the Year

Directed by Chieh Yang
A child with a TV singer for a mom and a father that's passed away celebrates Chinese New…

Taiwanese Cha Cha Cha

Film

Taiwanese Cha Cha Cha

Directed by YuHui (Judie) Yang
A young woman defies her mother by visiting her grandpa in the countryside, with a spunky Taiwanese interpreter…

The Coin

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The Coin

Directed by Siqi Song
A felted stop-motion world sets the stage for a young woman searching for her jar of lucky Chinese…

The Love Motel

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The Love Motel

Directed by Henry Chen
When her home is no longer an option, a young lebian woman checks into a love motel in…

The Mask from Home

Film

The Mask from Home

Directed by Jordan Hwang
The daughter of a Peking Opera dancer is the new kid at an American school, along with a…
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…
Asia Pop!

WE ARE CHAMPIONS

Film

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…

What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon

Film

What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon

Directed by Jian Luo
Magic realism cradles a young woman who gives birth to a small jellyfish during a medical abortion and…
Asia Pop!

WILD GOOSE LAKE

Film

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…
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WILD SPARROW

Film

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…