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  • Identity Issues (2012)

    OUTSIDER AT HOME

    Outsider at Home follows filmmaker Danny Lee’s search for the reason behind the continued stereotypical representation of Asian Americans in mainstream media.

    MY SPIRITUAL MEDICINE

    Two white-collar clerks sets up a private radio program in Shanghai, an Otaku lady lives in isolation. Their random fates are linked by the radio.

    A FLICKER IN ETERNITY

    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.

    BLEACHED

    Swayed by the prospect of attention from both her image-obsessive mother and a cute boy, Lenny, a Filipino-American girl, concedes to using a skin-lightening cream at the price of her identity.

    ONCE

    Spanning 10 years, this is a story of the first love between two teen lesbians in Beijing, like everyone who fall in love, like everyone who has to grow up.

    A LOT LIKE YOU

    Tender, intellectual, and reflective, director/writer Eliaichi Kimaro explores her intricate identity as a Tanzanian-Korean mixed-race, first-generation American in her award-winning documentary.

    AN AMERICAN MOSQUE

    In Yuba City, California, the arson of a mosque built with the dedication and commitment of the Pakistani community has remained unsolved.

    TWO SECONDS AFTER LAUGHTER

    Weaving stunning cinematography, traditional Indonesian dance, Sudanese music, and an emotionally-potent narrative on the experiences of immigrants today.

    OUT OF THE SHADOWS

    A North Korean teenager in LA faces the risk of deviating from his familial ties and friendships, and even worse — disclosing the illegal immigration status of his family.

    LOVE, INTERRUPTED

    Five stories, each expressing an LGBTQ perspective, show that love never completely surrenders, no matter the circumstances.