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Inheritance

Inheritance (2012) is a personal documentary film that illuminates diasporic identity formation in the shadow of Iranian gender politics and the Islamic Revolution. Inside her…

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Saigon, USA

Since the fall of Saigon in 1975, hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese refugees have nurtured a community known as Little Saigon in Orange County,…

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37 Stories About Leaving Home

This fascinating experimental documentary examines the relationships between grandmothers, mothers and daughters in Japan. Interwoven throughout the interviews with these women is a folk…

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Terminal USA

Dignity, tradition and stereotypes are trashed in this psychedelic look at a dysfunctional Japanese American family – a drug dealing nihilist with a girlfriend…

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Shanti

Abandoned by her family and neglected by her husband, Chandra, a Fijian Indian American, transforms herself from a servile girl into a woman who…

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Search for Peking Dog

In order to please her Chinese husband, a German woman tries to prepare the perfect meal. This Asian American satire non-judgmentally turns the stomach…

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Paper Birds

As a child, Jeremy witnessed the abuse of his mother by his father. Now grown, he fears that he too will succumb to violence….

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A Nice Arrangement

Set in the London home of an Indian family on the morning of their daughter’s wedding, Chadha takes a wry look at the most…

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Kelly Loves Tony

Seventeen-year-old Kelly Saeteurn has a dream – she calls it her “American dream…” As a fresh high school graduate on her way to college,…

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Flow

Quentin Lee combines five short films into his first feature that he describes as “an allegory of the fictive history of gay Asian films.”…

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Sisters ‘n’ Brothers

SISTERS ‘N’ BROTHERS Director: Veena Cabreros-Sud, 1994, 4 mins, Experimental Rape. Race. Rap. This is a hard-hitting feminist look at a revolution-gone-awry among postcolonial…

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