SHORTS: SCHOOL DAYS
- Short Films
- 79 mins
Prom night revelations, awkward locker room encounters, and unintended detours on Multicultural Day: shorts with characters that read between the lines and color outside the box, while growing up between worlds.
In this program
Directed by Swetha Regunathan
In this glittering short, an Indian American teenager sneaks out of the house to attend an outdoor prom gone wrong.
Directed by Katie Colosimo
Old friends on a weekend getaway have some old tensions to attend to.
Directed by Jane Chow
Things to do today: study for your learner’s permit? Check. Rehearse for Zoom theater production of The Tempest? Check. Keep family restaurant afloat? Check.
Directed by Courtney Loo, David Karp
Conflicting experiences of being Chinese in America clash when a mother and her children encounter a young girl on the side of the road.
Directed by Grace Zhang
A hauntingly shot coming-of-age film about Jo, twice othered, gender-fluid and Asian, acting out fantasies with their friend Lucy, encountering a mysterious stray dog.
Directed by Erica Eng
A Chinese American teen in Oakland struggles to find a place on her basketball team and community. Facing a reality of racialized social codes and language barriers, will her game winning shot solve it all?