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Film AND STILL I SING Directed by Fazila Amiri What happens when singing becomes forbidden? Two women on an Afghan TV singing competition hope to defy the…

Blue Garden

Film Blue Garden Directed by Natalie Murao Recollections of her grandfather’s tomato garden uncover hidden histories in Natalie Murao’s hybrid doc-animation about intergenerational memories of…

Chinatown 2050

Film Chinatown 2050 Directed by Linda Zhang, Maxim Gertler-Jaffe Possible futures abound in this speculative documentary envisioning five individual outlooks on Toronto’s Chinatown.

Esther & Sai

Film Esther & Sai Directed by Anaïsa Visser, Rosie Choo Pidcock The night before their first day of nursing school in Canada, Nigerian Esther and Chinese Singaporean Sai face…
Special Presentations


Film RICEBOY SLEEPS Directed by Anthony Shim In Anthony Shim’s emotionally layered second feature, RICEBOY SLEEPS, So-young and her young son Dong-hyun leave behind family…

Same Old

Film Same Old Directed by Lloyd Lee Choi After discovering his bike has been stolen, an NYC delivery gig worker’s night is thrown into turmoil.

Shallots & Garlic

Film Shallots & Garlic Directed by Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto Despite making Forbes’ 30 under 30 list, Nur’s family can’t see past her weight. What begins as a…


Film Tehura Directed by Wei Li Wei Li depicts the underside of paradise with a Gauguin-esque animation style. Through the story of a Tahitian…
Asian American Panorama


Film THERAPY DOGS Directed by Ethan Eng From the youngest filmmaker to premiere at Slamdance, THERAPY DOGS is an electrifying feature shot undercover as a…