- Short Film Programs
- 101 mins
An ode to Toni Morrison’s monstrous love, wandering ghosts, and the unruly histories that stick to skin and bone.
In this program
Directed by Maegan Houang
A mysterious trio of worms opens up a sinkhole that threatens to suck up everything in an old woman’s life.
Directed by Matthieu Cabanes, Pauline Khamphone
Two women in very different but parallel journeys, as a mixed-race French woman arrives in Laos looking for the father she’s never met, but instead finds a receptive cousin willing to show her around.
Directed by Benjamin Eckersley
An overseas Chinese and Hong Konger do all the things visitors do–eat, take pictures, bicker, while unbeknownst to them, a hungry ghost trails them, snacking along the way.
Directed by Jian Luo
Magic realism cradles a young woman who gives birth to a small jellyfish during a medical abortion and must decide what to do in the aftermath.
Directed by Sidi Wang
An 8-year-old Chinese adoptee treads water in a swimming pool of disorientation and identity after meeting her Chinese American neighbors on “gotcha day.”
Directed by VS Sanoj
To fulfill funeral rites, a grieving rich woman tries to strike a deal over the body of a poor woman’s son.
Directed by Sungbin Byun
Startling and provocative, a rarely seen look at queer desire and disability, portrayed with all its life force, fantasy, and frustration, and a mother-son relationship that upends taboos.
Dates & Times
Thu, Nov 14