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  • Asian American (2013)

    LINSANITY

    Opening Night Presentation. LINSANITY not only brings back the unforgettable frenzy caused by J. LIN in 2012, but also shows his perseverance through it all.

    ANIMAL STYLE REVISITED: SKATE SHORTS

    Curated by Martin Wong of Asian American pop culture icon Giant Robot, the program combines skateboarding and cinema, two dynamic sources that inform his lifestyle and navigating the unknown.

    KOREAN WAR REMEMBERED

    Special program KOREAN WAR REMEMBERED examines the history and human effects of the Korean War, a war that most Americans now remember little about.

    INTO THE PENUMBRA

    Asian American representation in mainstream media has always been a struggle. Only those who envisage a possible shattering of the status quo could pioneer change.

    ENDURING ENCOUNTERS

    These 5 heart-wrenching stories provide insights on how the disfranchised are sent on a downward spiral to a limbo where everything could possibly go awry.

    AN UNBOUNDED ROMANCE

    What is the incomprehensibility of love that seduces us to unravel it? Perhaps it is the pointed question that deters us from loving, as well as compels us to love.

    IN TIMES OF INNOCENCE

    With a power and imagination uninhibited by their length, these five beautiful shorts capture the strength and pitfalls of familial bonds.

    For Youth By Youth

    For Youth by Youth program celebrates works by media makers of Asian descent under the age of 21, articulating their perceptions of life and the world in the most original voice.

    BEYOND THE MAT

    Two high school seniors put their friendship on the line to win the state wrestling championships.

    HARANA

    Harana follows the journey of U.S.-based guitarist Florante Aguilar back to his Filipino roots and his search for the tunes of harana and the lost voices of master haranistas.