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A Song for Ourselves

During the 1970s when Asians in America were invisible to the country — and more importantly even to themselves — the late Chris Iijima’s…

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Pilgrimage

Two young Japanese Americans set out to find an obscure place called Manzanar in the California desert, in 1969. This was one of ten…

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Afterbirth

AFTERBIRTH poetically explores the unpredictable relationship between appearance and identity, challenging notions of cultural essentialism with a call for spiritual transcendence. A “documentary” montage…

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Mighty Warriors of Comedy

Hailed as one of the most devastatingly funny comedy troupes of the past decade, the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors are an audacious Asian American…

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Love Ltd.

A sister and brother turn a dysfunctional family dinner into an unappreciated coming out party when each try to proudly share details of their…

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The Slanted Screen

From silent film star Sessue Hayakawa to Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, THE SLANTED SCREEN examines portrayals of Asian men in film…

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Swimming in Air

Inspired by director Janice Tanaka’s own life-examining experiences from suffering a concussion to skydiving, this experimental work looks at the process of aging with…

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Yellow Brotherhood

Three young Asian American men recall meeting in the Yellow Brotherhood community basketball team at age six and later discovering the incredible 30-year history…

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X-Girl

This unscripted mother-daughter conversation puts a ’90s twist on the popular motto, “It all begins at home.” X-GIRL is five-year-old Devon, who exhibits an…

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With Our Own Eyes

In the summer of 1994, the American Friends Service Committee assembled a delegation of 16 teenagers from the United States and Puerto Rico. Their…

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Tenderloin Stories

This compilation features impressively lucid and sharp works by 15- and 16-year-old immigrant auteurs and actors. Christina Duculan’s JUST DEAL WITH IT is an…

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Talking History

A compelling mosaic of oral histories and historical footage of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino and Laotian women featuring their journey to the U.S. and…

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