Director Chien-chun Tseng and Yu-hsuan Tseng | Taiwan | 3 min Through the eyes of children you will discover that the most obscure is the most wonderful, beautiful and interesting. Using found objects and recyclables, this animation presents the imaginative scenes of the natural landscapes and animals that constantly remind us to cherish the Earth we inhabit. [...]
Director Thanh Huynh and Phuong Ah | Vietnam | 5 min Mixing clay animation and live action, this fabulous short depicts how a bunch of pens attempt to ostracize the newly-come pencil, only to realize the importance of appreciating each other’s differences. Screening: August 4, 2012, 1:30pm Museum of Chinese in America Playing as part of FOR YOUTH [...]
Director Pang Jia Wei, Ryan Tan Chuan Min | Malaysia | 2 min Every single key on the piano has its own tone, but repeating a single key would only create monotones. The greatest melody is acheived from a collaboration of keys, just as our greatest gift comes from our different nationalities or races. Screening: August [...]
There’s an apple, how are you going to eat it?
Based on the true story of Stanley Hayami, a talented Japanese-American teenager caught between his dream of becoming an artist and his duty to his country during WWII.