SHORTS: Go For Broke
- Short Film Programs
- 96 mins
Chasing windmills means inventing new rules in these vibrant stories–from an elaborate ruse to win a father’s love, a casino bus turned Hawai’i-on-wheels, and a young translator-for-hire on a yellow brick road to dancing seniors.
In this program
Directed by Andrew Stephen Lee
A man from the States desperate to impress his father in the Philippines, hires a moody boy to play his son, a plan that unexpectedly backfires during karaoke.
Directed by Siqi Song
A felted stop-motion world sets the stage for a young woman searching for her jar of lucky Chinese New Year coins.
Directed by Anna Mikami
A young undocumented couple in love are on the run after an innocent night escalates out of their control.
Directed by Dean Ishida
The last trip for Flo, a 77-year-old Hawaii-born, Japanese American woman who organizes bus trips to Vegas for her friends, and creates a mini slice of home on wheels.
Directed by Bingyu Jiang
A calligraphy artist can’t seem to catch any breaks in this offbeat portrait of a Chinese artist with dreams and an unreliable narrator.
Directed by YuHui (Judie) Yang
A young woman defies her mother by visiting her grandpa in the countryside, with a spunky Taiwanese interpreter who knows how to navigate more than fading dialects.
Dates & Times
Tue, Nov 12